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Zakat-Ul-Fitr | People's Foundation


Zakat-Ul-Fitr | Ramadan | People's Foundation

Zakat-Ul-Fitr (Fitrana)

What is Zakat-Ul-Fitr?

Zakat-Ul-Fitr, also known as Fitrana, is a mandatory charitable contribution given by Muslims at the end of the holy month of fasting, Ramadan

Who has to pay Zakat-Ul-Fitr?

It is obligatory for all members of a household to pay the Zakat-Ul-Fitr if eligible, including children and the elderly, however this may be paid on behalf of other members in the family, i.e the head of the household may make the payment for all members of the family

How much is Zakat-Ul-Fitr?

The cost of Zakat-Ul-Fitr can be valued as the price of one meal to be received by poor person. We have calculated this cost at £5 per family member

When to pay Zakat-Ul-Fitr?

Zakat-Ul-Fitr must be received by a poor person before Eid prayers at the end of Ramadan. It is recommended to make the payment as early as possible during Ramadan as the date of Eid is dependent on moon sightings and may vary to the expected date

*Any Zakat-Ul-Fitr paid after the deadline will be classed as Sadaqah as payment needs to reach the recipient before Eid Prayers

Deadline for Zakat-Ul-Fitr for Ramadan 2024 through People's Foundation:

*Tuesday 9th of April 2024 (any payments made after this date will be considered as Sadaqah)

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