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“And the camels and cattle We have appointed for you as among the symbols of Allah ; for you therein is good. So mention the name of Allah upon them when lined up [for sacrifice]; and when they are [lifeless] on their sides, then eat from them and feed the needy and the beggar. Thus have We subjected them to you that you may be grateful.” (Al-Haj 22/36)
To ensure that all those in need in a particular region are looked after on Eid, we distribute the udhiya in accordance with the needs of each region throughout the continent.
Zabiha / Udhiya / Qurbani is obligatory on all sane, Muslim, adults who are also eligible to pay the Annual Zakat (Zakat-ul-Maal).
Animal sacrifice is performed by Muslims who are able to afford to pay the Annual Zakat and who are not going for Hajj. It is done once each year during the season of Hajj (Pilgrimage) to commemorate the action of our Prophet Ibrahim (A.S). It is not obligatory for one who cannot afford it.
Why the rush? Why does it need to be done now? During this time of the year, Muslims go for the Holy pilgrimage, Hajj. The sacrifice must be done on these blessed days in the Islamic calendar, so that the poor can share the meat during Eid. We work before the Hajj begins to make sure that all the families we support will have fresh meat before Eid celebrations.
During this time of the year, Muslims go for the Holy pilgrimage, Hajj. The sacrifice must be done on these blessed days in the Islamic calendar, so that the poor can share the meat during Eid. We work before the Hajj begins to make sure that all the families we support will have fresh meat before Eid celebrations.
The Islamic way of sacrificing animals is very merciful, quick, and kind. The knife used must be very sharp so that animals feel the least amount of pain and suffering. The animals are even slaughtered in private, to avoid other animals witness the sacrifice.
Goats, sheep, cows (bulls or cows), buffalo or camels are the kinds of animals, male or female, that are sacrificed. They should be in good shape and of the correct age:
Goats and sheep: at least 1 year old
Cattle: at least 2 years old
Camels: at least 5 years old
The amount of meat on a cow or camel differs from that of sheep or goat. A small animal such as a sheep or goat is one Qurbani, while a large animal such as a cow or a camel is worth seven Qurbanis. As with any charity, you may make as large a donation as you like, but to make one complete qurbani it must be at least a goat or sheep.
There are three days of Eid, but our program reaches to many countries. We have partners in different countries that we make qurbani to needy families, and the sooner we can get your donation, the better it is for us.
Qurbani must be carried out on the 10th, 11th or 12th of Dhul Hijjah, so you must make sure to give your donation before this date.
When we receive your donation, we send it to our partners to purchase and perform the Qurbani. Your donation will help purchase an Eid sacrifice for needy Muslims in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burundi, Djibouti, India, Kashmir, Somalia and Yemen, Rohingya at refugee camps in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Morocco, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Sudanese refugees in Eritrea, Bosnia, Nepal and Tunisia, Egypt, Gaza, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, in the West Bank and for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Normally, if you offered a Qurbani yourself, it would be divided up into 3 parts: 1 part for your home, another part for relatives and friends, and the last third for the most needy. What we do is offer the whole amount to charity and give your entire Qurbani to those most in need.
This hadith of the Prophet Muhammad makes this clear: “When you see the new moon of Dhu’l-Hijjah – according to another version, When the ten days (of Dhu’l-Hijjah) begin – and any one of you wants to offer a sacrifice, let him refrain (from cutting) his hair and nails.” Narrated by Ahmad and Muslim.
Because we can’t be exactly sure when your Eid sacrifice is prepared, it is better to wait until the 13th of Dhul Hijjah before you cut your nails or hair, to make sure that the Qurbani you donated has been completed.
We’ve just had a new baby. Can I donate for an aqiqah with the Qurbani program? Yes, you can! To fulfill this beautiful sunnah act, you may perform your aqiqah and donate the meat to poor families.