The Role of Zakah in Improving the Quality of Children’s Education

Priyanka Permata Putri, Danica Dwi Prahesti

Abstract

One effort to solve the problem of equitable education is the utilization of zakat fund accumulation for the provision of education for the underprivileged through educational programs. The purpose of this study is to determine the role of zakah funds in providing opportunities and quality education for Indonesian children. The type of this research is qualitative research and data source comes from primary data and secondary data. The results of this research indicate that the zakah funds have a significant contribution to the opportunities and quality education for students of the underprivileged. It can be seen from increased knowledge and skills for children; providing decent educational access for the poor; the existence of educational equity; and the existence of moral improvement for the next generation. Effective and efficient zakah fund management, as well as syari'ah, creates qualified and religious human resources through education programs. These efforts are in line with government efforts in developing national education.

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Putri P. and Prahesti D. (2017). The Role of Zakah in Improving the Quality of Children’s Education.In 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 1: ICES, ISBN 978-989-758-314-8, pages 414-419. DOI: 10.5220/0007042104140419


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ices17,
author={Priyanka Permata Putri and Danica Dwi Prahesti},
title={The Role of Zakah in Improving the Quality of Children’s Education},
booktitle={1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 1: ICES,},
year={2017},
pages={414-419},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007042104140419},
isbn={978-989-758-314-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 1: ICES,
TI - The Role of Zakah in Improving the Quality of Children’s Education
SN - 978-989-758-314-8
AU - Putri P.
AU - Prahesti D.
PY - 2017
SP - 414
EP - 419
DO - 10.5220/0007042104140419