NZF believed in me. Now I’m living my dream.

Relocating to the UK from France was supposed to be simple for Sarah. In her country, she was a well-paid teacher. But when she arrived here, she struggled to find a job and before long, she found herself having to choose between paying the rent and buying food.

Relocating to the UK from France was supposed to be simple for Sarah. In her country, she was a well-paid teacher. But when she arrived here, she struggled to find a job and before long, she found herself having to choose between paying the rent and buying food.

This is how the National Zakat Foundation helped Sarah secure a teaching role and become financially independent.

I thought moving to the UK would be a smooth process. In France, I’d been an English teacher for four years. I had a good job, a good education, and I’d managed to save up 5000 euros to fund the first few months of my life here.

I knew I wouldn’t find a teaching job straight away but, since I was well-qualified, I was confident I’d find one soon enough.

Once I was in the UK, I rented a flat using my savings and started looking for a job as an English teacher. I got invited to lots of interviews, but I was never offered the job.

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Author: The Muslim Wealth Portal

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