Zakat Al-Fitr - $10 Per Person
Zakat Al-Fitr (fitrana) is an obligation on every adult Muslim who possesses food in excess of their needs.
It can be paid during Ramadan, however must be done so before Eid Al-Fitr prayers at the latest, so that it can be provided to those in need on time, and those less fortunate are able to enjoy the day of Eid as well!
The responsibility fall upon adults and the head of the household, and the minimum amount due is the equivalent of 2kg of wheat flour, rice or other staple food-items, per member of the household, including dependants. This amounts to an estimated $10 per person.
The individuals that receive Zakat Al-Fitr and Zakat in general are the poor and destitute. HCI acts on your behalf, and ensures that they have the support they need and food to enjoy on the blessed day of Eid.
Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar said that the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) ordered the people to pay Zakat al Fitr before going to the Eid prayer. (Hadith, Bukhari)
$10 Per Person
ZAKAT AL-FITR DONATION
Zakat Al-Fitr is paid per person in a household, to fulfill the obligation.
Overall Stats On Zakat
- 5612156121 people provided medical attention and healthcare solutions
- 78197819 students provided with access to quality education
- 66006600 provided winter relief in harsh climates and conditions
In The Field
Human Concern International’s staff, volunteers, and partners actively take photos of their time and their work in the field with our beneficiaries as they receive food baskets, medical care, warm meals, and more. To see the latest photos from the field, follow us on Instagram and Facebook.
OUR STAFF COMMENTS
Zakat is much more than merely a religious obligation, it is the foundation for social good in Muslim societies and communities with Muslim members and residents.Mahmuda Khan