Is a way for those who are not able to fast due to age, long term illness etc. to share in the reward of fasting, and is obligatory upon them if they can afford it.
- Fidyah – R21 per day
Zakat ul-Fitr is synonymous with Sadaqat ul-Fitr. It is enjoined on every Muslim and should be given before Eid. This is obligatory on every member of the family.
Sadaqat ul-Fitr establishes bonds of brotherhood and unity between the rich and poor of this ummah. Every person eligible to pay Sadaqat ul-Fitr should pay, not only for himself, but also for his dependents, such as his children.
- R17.00 (Hanafi)
- R21.00 (Shafi)
It is a Sunnah that the Sadaqat-ul-fitr is paid before performing the Eid prayer.