Our Team

Zubair Qasim

Executive Director

As Executive Director, Zubair is responsible for the growth and operational efficiency of NZF across Canada.

When Zubair is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF, he likes to spend some relaxing time with the family and travel to new places.

Zaid Mirza

Distribution Manager

As Distribution Manager, Zaid oversees NZF caseworkers, allocation of Zakat, and helping them get to the point of sustainability.

When Zaid is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF, he likes to go back-country camping

Yasmine Youssef

Nisa Homes Program Manager

As Nisa Homes Program Manager, Yasmine is devoted to ensuring Nisa Homes provides safety, shelter and empowerment to every woman and child in need.

When Yasmine is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF she likes to practice self care, read and paint!

Gary Larocque

IT Manager

As IT Manager, Gary is responsible for how things on the site look and how users interact with those things.

When Gary is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF he likes to invite others to Allah.

Mariyam Zaidi

House Operator at Nisa Homes GTA

As House Operator, Mariyam ensures that all operations in the Mississauga house are running smoothly.

When Mariyam is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF, she likes to train for 5k obstacle courses.

Laila Al-Balkhi

Case Worker

As Case worker, Laila works with women fleeing domestic violence, refugees, and other individuals by identifying their needs, assessing and providing solutions.

When Laila is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF she likes to bake and try new things.

Azia Hamid

Case Worker – Nisa Homes

As caseworker, Azia provides support, assessment and information to residents and applicants as individual needs arise.

When Azia is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF she likes to: paint, hike, and play with her cat.

Sara Moselhy

Case Worker (Arabic Speaker)

Sara speaks to clients, assesses their situation, and recommends solutions for them. She also directs them to governmental help to provide sustainable support.

When Sara is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed at NZF she likes to read, write, and watch DIY videos.

Zainab Husain

Marketing Manager

As Marketing Manager, Zainab focuses on growing NZF’s reach and impact to make a meaningful difference for zakat payers and recipients in Canada.

When Zainab is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed she likes to read, travel and go on water excursions.

Sabeeha Shaikh

Outreach Coordinator

When Sabeeha Shaikh is not busy ensuring no Zakat recipient leaves empty handed she likes to read about global issues and travel.

National Zakat Foundation

PO Box 12051 Creditview
Mississauga, ON
L5C 4R7