Not fasting this Ramadan? Unsure of the differences between Kaffarah and Fidyah or unsure about how much Fitrana you should pay this year? We’ve provided simple explanations of Fidyah, Fitrana and Kaffarah, along with the differences between them below.
Fidyah is for people who have a valid reason for not fasting. If you aren’t fasting this Ramadan, and are unable to make up for missed fasts due to a serious illness or old-age for example, then you must pay Fidyah which is £5 per missed fast this Ramadan. Find out more about Fidyah and its conditions here.Pay Your Fidyah £5 Learn More About Fidyah
Kaffarah is payable by people who have missed or broken a fast during Ramadan without a valid reason. It also applies to broken oaths and is £300 for the month. Find out more about Kaffarah and its conditions here.Pay Your Kaffarah £300 Learn More About Kaffarah
Zakat al-Fitr, commonly known as ‘Fitrana’, is the compulsory charity paid by every Muslim – adult and child – before the end of Ramadan. It is paid as early as possible, so that food can be distributed to the poor in time for Eid. Fitrana with IKCA is £5 per person in Ramadan 2021. Find out more about Fitrana and its conditions here.Pay Your Fitrana £5 Learn More About Fitrana