Fidya & Kaffarrah
In Ramadan, where fasting isn’t possible, one must pay Kaffarah or Fidya instead. Each of these donations goes towards helping those in need.
Fidya refers to a mandatory contribution to charity in order to make up for missed fasts. This can only be paid if you have a valid reason for not fasting and can’t make up for missed fasts at a later date. Contributing your Fidya amount 2022 for not fasting will feed someone living in poverty twice or help to provide two impoverished people with a meal each.
How Much is Fidya for Ramadan 2022?
Fidya 2022 equates to £5 per person per missed fast. If a person doesn’t fast for the entirety of Ramadan, they’ll be required to pay £150 in total.
What is Kaffarah?
Kaffarah is the donation made when you deliberately miss or break your fast during the month of Ramadan without a valid reason. Kaffarah is not an obligatory contribution as you can choose to fast continuously for 60 days, although, if you intentionally miss or break another fast, you must begin the 60 days again. The Kaffarah contribution is used to feed 60 people living in poverty.
How Much is Kaffarah for Ramadan 2022?
The Kaffarah 2022 amount for Ramadan this year is £240 for each missed or broken fast, a figure capable of providing meals for 60 people living in poverty.