Zakatech: Readiness and Development of Zakat Fundraising in Indonesia


  • Muhammad Syahbudi Department Islamic Economic, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara
  • Zainal Arifin Department Islamic Economic, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara
  • Andri Soemitra Department Islamic Economic, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara



zakatech readiness index, interpretative structural modeling, zakat fundraising


Badan Amil Zakat Nasional (BAZNAS) as a sharia social financial institution offers the latest technology in the process of socialization, service and zakat fundraising. The new model offered is ZakaTech, an online payment model that makes it easier for a muzaki (zakat payer) to fulfill his or her responsibility to pay zakat in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. In addition, the distribution of zakat funds using ZakaTech method is considered very effective in helping mustahik, especially helping the poor who are economically affected by the covid-19 pandemic. This paper aims to analyze the strategy of developing zakat model with Interpretative Structural Modeling (ISM) approach and zakatech Readiness Index. The results show that the main strategy needed in terms of developing ZakaTech is the ability of human resources (amil zakat) in managing and analyzing data in the era of big data using digital services. The main elements involved in ZakaTech development in Indonesia include the government as a regulator, educational institutions, media digital, amil and muzaki (pentahelix).


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Syahbudi, Muhammad, Zainal Arifin, and Andri Soemitra. “Zakatech: Readiness and Development of Zakat Fundraising in Indonesia”. IQTISHODUNA: Jurnal Ekonomi Islam 12, no. 1 (April 1, 2023): 157–180. Accessed June 14, 2024.