On Friday, April 24 2020 Puskas BAZNAS held an online meeting with the Minsitry of Religious Affairs RI to discuss the results of the Zakat Literacy Index survey which was held from the February until March 2020.The Zakat Literacy Index is an index which measures the basic knowledge, advanced knowldege, and desicion making of muzaki across Indonesia. The data collecting process was carried out by FoSSEI and Agents of Change Kemenag RI.

The meeting was held via Zoom and hosted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The meeting was attended by Strategic Research team 1 of Puskas BAZNAS, M. Hasbi Zaenal as the Director of Puskas BAZNAS, and several staff of the Minsitry of Religious Affaris. Mr. Abdul Aziz as the head of Strategic Research Team 1 presented and explained the results of the survey to the ministry. Overall, most respondents had a moderate level understanding of zakat but have a lower level of understanding of wakaf.

The meeting also discussed matters regarding the upcoming workshop which will be presenting the results of the Zakat Literacy Index survey. Currently, Puskas BAZNAS is still working on the reports for the Zakat Literacy Index. The workshop is expected to be held online due to the current COVID-19 situation.


Rep: Puskas BAZNAS