Islamic Philanthropic: The Generosity of the Muhammadiyah Residents of Medan City during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Irfan Irfan, Syafrida Hani, Bakhrul Khair Amal

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This study aims to analyze the perceptions of Medan City Muhammadiyah residents about the economic burden of the community during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as analyze the level of awareness of Medan City Muhammadiyah residents to pay zakat, infaq, alms and waqf to help the community's economic problems due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The survey design was conducted to collect data through a questionnaire (questionnaire) to 200 respondents who were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The results of the study found that the majority of Muhammadiyah residents agreed and had a high perception that the Covid-19 pandemic had caused an increase in the economic burden on the community during the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, the majority of Muhammadiyah residents in Medan City have a very high level of awareness for tithing, infaq, charity and waqf in order to help the community's economic problems due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


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Islamic philanthropic; generosity of muhammadiyah citizens; covid-19 pandemic

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