Waqf In Cash To Be Productive Waqf Since Adolescence
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Waqf In Cash To Be Productive Waqf Since Adolescence

Written By :

Departemen RnD PAKIES 2019

 

A. Background

The total of Moslem population is 87% or around 230 Million people with the middle-class population around 74 million. Based on the condition, it could indicate if there is the potential of waqf in Indonesia. (BPS, 2010 in R.Arry Wibowo’s Presentation).

 

Based on the law number 41 in 2004 regarding waqf if waqf has a function to actualize potential and economic benefit of waqf assets for observance interest and to drive social welfare. But most of the people commonly thought they’re not yet able to do waqf, even though they have the plan to do so. Many challenges for waqf in Indonesia. The waqf literation, participation, compensation for waqf fundraisers are low. (UU No 41 Tahun 2004).

 

Based on challenges, it is very important for us to be able to create waqf as part of trend and life style, so in the end, waqf will become something that needed by most people. Thus waqf is becoming interesting from the spiritual aspect only, but from the operational aspect is very difficult to proceed.

 

Actually, waqf is not only in the form of lands or properties, but it could be in the form of money or cash. Waqf in cash no need wait to be rich. Waqf can be started with small cash of money and at the soonest, however it can provide a big impact on society.

 

One of the institutions that have the potential to realize waqf is University. As we know all of the university has many students that could be the power to waqf. According to the author, one of the power in waqf is wakif. thus the student in big amount could be the power in waqf as the wakif, based on the condition make the author feel the interest to write the essay entitled “Waqf in Cash to be Productive Waqf Since adolescence”.

 


B. Content and Discussion

            One of the institutions that have the potential to realize waqf is University. As we know all of t. he university has many students that could be the power to waqf. According to the author, one of the power in waqf is wakif. thus the student in a big amount could be the power in waqf as the wakif All of the universities have to know about this potential. According to the author, Waqf in cash is could not burdensome the student because waqf in cash is no need too much money or many properties. In the author’s opinion, only Rp.10.000,- the students have a chance to make empowering to waqf as the wakif and the university as the nadzir that could collaborate with the institution like Badan Wakaf Indonesia (BWI) and the student could be the poor students as mauquf alaih. the scheme could be seen in the picture.

 

Based on this scheme, the author illustrates that the potential for waqf can be obtained from students. if each student gives 10.000 with the number of students 10.000, the university can get 100.000.000. The money can be used to open a business. the example is a promising business that is a fish farm business. The fish which is the result of these animal husbandry activities can be sold so that it can be a new income for the university. so that universities can use these benefits for activities that can develop student skills and help students who are less able to continue their studies.

 

C. Conclusion

Waqf has a function to actualize potential and economic benefit of waqf assets for observance interest and to drive social welfare as the example is Waqf in cash. Waqf in cash no need wait to be rich. Waqf could be started with small cash of money and at the soonest. however, it can provide a big impact on society. One of the institutions that have the potential to realize waqf in University. Based on Author’s opinion if empowerment that from the waqf in cash to be the productive waqf is better to do with the scheme Waqf In Cash To Productive Waqf Since Adolescence.


Author : Departemen RnD PAKIES 2019



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