Fidya or Kaffarah
Pay your Fidya or Kaffarah this Ramadan
This Ramadan, if you miss a fast due ill health or pregnancy, which cannot be made up afterwards for legitimate reasons, you will need to pay Fidya. If fasts are broken without allowable reasons, and the compensatory two months of fasting is not possible, then you are obliged to pay Kaffarah for breaking fast.
Your Fidya and Kaffarah will go directly to those who need it most.
Pay your Fidya or Kaffarah with Penny Appeal to feed the hungry this Ramadan.
What is Fidya?
Fidya is an obligatory donation that must be made when a fast is missed through necessity, such as being ill or pregnant, and it cannot be made up after Ramadan.
Your Fidya donation must provide one impoverished person with two meals, for each fast that you've missed.
It costs £2 per meal, so for a single missed fast the amount payable is £4. If fasting is not possible for the whole month of Ramadan, the total is £120.
What is Kaffarah?
Kaffarah is a payment that needs to be made when a person deliberately breaks their fast during the month of Ramadan without a valid reason, and the person cannot fast at a later time for 60 continuous days.
The requirement for Kaffarah is to provide one person with two meals a day, for two months. It costs £2 per meal, so the total due is £240.
If you have broken your fast without good reason, please make your Kaffarah payment today to provide those in need with nutritious food to eat.
Where will my Fidya and Kaffarah go?
Your Fidya and Kaffarah will go directly to those who need it most, through our Feed Our World appeal. We feed the poor in 47 countries around the world. The people in these countries are victims through no fault of their own, either of war, drought, famine, displacement, natural disasters or poverty.
Just £1 of your Fidya or Kaffarah can provide a nutritious meal to someone who would otherwise go without.
Changing Lives this Ramadan
Penny Appeal delivers life-saving aid to those in desperate need throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East and right here at home in the UK. By working with experienced delivery partners and major UK Muslim charities, we deliver nutritious, life-saving meals and food packs to some of the world's poorest and most needy people.
We also combat poverty in many other ways, such as by caring for orphans, building wells, helping orphans become Haﬁz of the Holy Qur'an, looking after the elderly and delivering emergency aid.
Penny Appeal delivers life-transforming aid to those in desperate need in up to 17 crisis-hit countries worldwide.
By working with experienced delivery partners and major UK Muslim charities, we deliver nutritious, life-saving meals to some of the world's poorest and most needy people.
We also combat poverty in many other ways, such as by caring for the elderly, building wells, constructing Mosques, looking after children and delivering emergency aid.
Penny Appeal will endeavour to use your gift as requested, wherever possible. If for any reason we cannot use your donation as you have indicated, we will use it to fund similar projects in other countries or other projects in the relevant country. Penny Appeal’s strategic overview and on the ground experience means it is in the best position to decide how to meet need as it arises.