Two-thirds of the land that has been completely transported away by abrasion did not break the morale of the Morosari citizens, Bedono Village, Sayung District, Demak Regency, Central Java. The figure of the group assistance of Zakat Community Development Program, Mr. Abdul Hadi, is inseparable from the story of the rise of the Bedono community. Tens of hectares of shellfish ponds are now cultivated to support households and transform into livelihoods.

Beginning in the late 2017s, BAZNAS empowerment program of shell farming is now starting to harvest. The economic, social, cultural, spiritual and environmental condition of the empowerment community is getting better. To measure all of the processes, special measuring tools are needed that can capture the process of community transformation throughout the empowerment program.

Zakat Utilization Index is a study initiated by Puskas BAZNAS research division that aims to evaluate the empowerment program, so that it becomes a reference of evaluation tools of empowerment program in the future. The validity test of this questionnaire is expected to provide an overview and scientific method in producing a questionnaire that is appropriate and accountable.

On Monday, November 11, 2019, the validity of the Zakat Utilization Index questionnaire was conducted at the House of the Chairman of the Shellfish Fishermen Group, Morosari, Bedono Village, Demak, Central Java. This validity test addressed to 15 productive mustahik of saltwater shellfish farming which is incorporated in a group. The activity was started at 19.00 WIB and ended at 21.00 WIB. Before filling out the questionnaire, the group assistance provided direction regarding the upcoming agenda and program. All Mustahiks were enthusiastic during the survey.