FIDYA/KAFFARAH – MAUSA

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FIDYA/KAFFARAH

FIDYA

Where a person is unable to fast due to their ill health, a payment is given in substitution. Fidya is $10 per a day for each individual. So the month of Ramadan would be $10 x 30 (days of fasting) = $300. The money is used to feed the poor; the $10 would feed needy person two meals in one day.

KAFFARAH

This is when a fasting person deliberately breaks their fast. They are then required to redo the fast and make a payment for the broken fast. If they are unable to do so, they should feed 60 poor people for every fast missed, as a rate of $10 per person.

 

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