Missing any days of fasting during the month of Ramadhan

What is Fidyah

When someone cannot fast in Ramadhan and can not make up for the lost days afterwards. Either due to ill health or pregnancy, you should then pay for someone else to be fed.

How much to pay

The present rate is £5 for each day that is missed. This will provide one person with two meals or two persons with one meal.

The Fidyah of £150 for missing the whole of Ramadhan.

How many days missed


What is Kaffarah

Kaffarah is the compensation that you should pay if you deliberately miss or break a fast in the month of Ramadan without a valid reason.

How much to pay

If you missed or intentially break a fast, a person must fast continuously for 60 days. If they are unable to do that, they need to  feed 60 poor people at a rate of £5 per person. This amounts to £300 Kaffarah for each missed or broken fast.

The kaffarah of £300 is equivalent to feeding 60 people.


How many fasts missed


Fidyah is payable for any days missed through necessity.
Kaffarah is payable for any days missed unnecessarily.