—–What is Zakat El Fitr??
Before the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the end of Ramadan
every adult Muslim who possesses food in excess of their needs must pay zakat al-fitr (fatra)
The head of household can also pay zakat al-fitr for their dependants such as children, servants and any dependent relatives
Zakat al-Fitr is paid by the head of the household for each member of the family before Eid al-Fitr prayer
1.1) What is the purpose of Zakat Al Fitr
👉 to satisfy the needy and the poor prevent them from begging on Eid day
To make them feel Cooperation and support by the rich
ZAKAT AL-FITR AMOUNT
Zakat al-Fitr can be paid during Ramadan, before Eid al-Fitr prayers at the latest, so that the poor can enjoy the day of Eid.
The minimum amount due is the equivalent of about 2 kg of wheat flour, rice or other staple foodstuff, per member of the household, including dependants, even if they do not live in the same house. Approximately £5/US$7 per head is a safe estimated amount.
The total amount of Zakat al-Fitr is equivalent to four Amdad. A mudd is the amount of food that can fit in your hands when you cup them together to scoop food.
Zakat al-Fitr is about the price of one meal
estimated at $7.
3. 🍁🏵How is it paid??
✏It is paid in two ways
* supplying staple foods to the community
* In monetary terms in order to purchase the necessary staple foods
* 👉🏻Prophet Muhammad asked Muad to take seeds from seed, sheep from sheep and cows from cow
🖊The charity giver pays for himself/herself and on behalf of all of his/her dependents.
4. Who is to receive it?
The recipients are the poor , the needy even in one’s relatives whom are not his dependents