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Fitrana Online with Bismillah Aid. Donate £4.00 to the poor and needy this Ramadan.
Zakat ul-Fitr, Fitrana or Fitrah, is a form of charity given to the poor at the end of Ramadan.
Fitrana is due on every member of a household, including any children or elderly persons and is obligatory to pay before Eid salah
The amount of Zakat ul-Fitr for this year with Bismillah Aid is £4.00 per person. It has been calculated at this price because it is the average price of a meal in the UK. The Zakat al-Fitr donations are used to provide food for the needy.
Donate your Fitrana as soon as possible, so your donations can reach those in need in advance of Eid day.
The first difference between Zakat and Zakat ul Fitr is eligibility. All Muslims must pay Zakat ul Fitr regardless of their age or financial status (unless they honestly do not have the means to do so).
The second difference lies in the amount due. The amount attributed to Zakat al Fitr is very small, and rarely exceeds £5. It is the same amount for all, regardless of financial situation. Zakat, however, can amount to a larger amount because its 2.5% of all net savings, and varies from person to person.
The third and final difference lies in their due dates. Zakat can be paid at any time, with the only condition being that the earnings reflect one year’s worth of net savings (one lunar year). Zakat ul Fitr , however, goes hand in hand with Ramadan. Zakat ul Fitr is paid during Ramadan before the month ends. It needs to be paid before the Eid prayers at the very latest. This is a very specific time frame that all Muslims must abide to.