Search Results 1. What Is Meant by Kaffarah for Violations of Ramadan Fasts? /what-is-meant-by-kaffarah-for-violations-of-ramadan-fasts What Is Meant by Kaffarah for Violations of Ramadan Fasts? We answer this popular question. 2. What Is The Difference Between Fidya and Kaffarah? /difference-between-fidya-kaffarah Sometimes, we are compelled to break our 30-day fast for various reasons, such as illness, travel or even forgetfulness. Learn about exemptions from fasting and how fidya and kaffarah tie in with them. 3. How Do You Pay Kaffara? /how-do-you-pay-kaffara Kaffara is known as a payment that Muslims give for deliberately breaking a fast without a valid reason. Find out how you can pay Kaffara online. 4. What Is Kaffara and Why Is Kaffara Important? /what-is-kaffara-and-why-is-kaffara-important Kaffara, along with fidya, is a measure prescribed for Muslims to address these breaks in fasting and help our Ramadan worship stay pure. 5. Valid Exemptions for Not Fasting Ramadan /valid-exemptions-for-not-fasting-ramadan Valid exemptions for not fasting Ramadan fall under five major categories. (This does not include menstrual and postnatal bleeding.) 6. What Is Meant by Fidyah for Making Up Missed Ramadan Fasts? /what-is-meant-by-fidyah-for-making-up-missed-ramadan-fasts What Is Meant by Fidyah for Making Up Missed Ramadan Fasts? We answer this popular question. 7. What Are the Valid Exemptions for Not Fasting? /what-are-the-valid-exemptions-for-not-fasting What are the valid exemptions for not fasting? We answer this common question about when you don’t have to fast. 8. Ramadan Reflections: Bringing Joy with Charity /ramadan-reflections-bringing-joy-with-charity During Ramadan, the Prophet, on him be peace, used to increase his charity giving. He was more generous than a fast wind in Ramadan. To honor his example (Sunnah), we increase our charity giving during this month. 9. What Acts Invalidate Fasting? /what-acts-invalidate-fasting What Acts Invalidate Fasting? We Answer This Common Question. 10. Seasonal Islamic Giving /our-work/seasonal-islamic-giving During seasonal Islamic giving, Zakat Foundation has fed 10 million meals to fasters last Ramadan and distributed 10 million lbs of meat as offerings of nearness (qurbani) this past Hajj season. 11. How Much Is Fidya for Ramadan 2022? /how-much-fidya-for-ramadan-2022 How much is fidya for Ramadan 2022? Here’s the simplified calculation for your reference. 12. 3 Ways to Get Ready for Ramadan /3-ways-to-get-ready-for-ramadan Ramadan is right around the corner, and if you’re panicking because you haven’t prepped for the month yet, do not worry. Here is a three-step guide will help you prepare for the month. 13. Why Ramadan Is So Important /why-ramadan-is-so-important Ramadan is an important month for Muslims not only physically, but spiritually as well. Learn more about the spiritual benefits of Ramadan here. 14. Can Student Loans Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt? /can-student-loans-be-deducted-from-zakat-as-debt Can Student Loans Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt? We answer this popular question? 15. Can Zakat Be Used to Pay Student Loan Debt? /can-zakat-be-used-to-pay-student-loan-debt Can Zakat Be Used to Pay Student Loan Debt? We answer this popular question? 16. Can Home Mortgages Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt? /can-home-mortgages-be-deducted-from-zakat-as-debt Can Home Mortgages Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt? We answer this popular question? 17. Making Up for Missed Ramadan Fasts /making-up-for-missed-ramadan-fasts All Muslims should be aware of the legal rulings (ahkam) about missing days of fasting in Ramadan. There are two categories of people with valid excuses for not fasting a day of Ramadan. 18. Can Zakat Be Used to Pay Debts? /can-zakat-be-used-to-pay-debts Can Zakat be used to pay debt? We answer this common question in this post. 19. How Many Types of Sadaqah (Voluntary Charity) Are There? /types-of-sadaqah How Many Types of Sadaqah (Voluntary Charity) Are There? We Answer This Common Question. 20. Who Is Exempt from Paying Zakat? /who-is-exempt-from-paying-zakat Not everyone needs to pay Zakat. Find out who doesn’t have to pay Zakat and why. 21. Sha‘ban: A Bridge to Ramadan /shaban-a-bridge-to-ramadan What is the month of Sha‘ban’s Relation to Ramadan? We Answer This Common Question. 22. How Is Zakat Calculated on Wealth? /how-zakat-calculated-on-wealth How Is Zakat Calculated on Wealth? We Answer This Common Question. 23. My Fellow Faster /my-fellow-faster Give this Ramadan with no fear, nor grief. This is the promise of God. Ramadan’s moon has come. O Allah! Crescent it over us.With favor. With faith. With safety. With Islam. 24. Ramadan 2017: A Time of Reflection /ramadan-2017-time-reflection Please help Zakat Foundation of America feed families around the world. One food package ($50) feeds a family of five for a month 25. Tips to Prepare for Ramadan 2023 /tips-to-prepare-for-ramadan-2023 It’s important for us to plan strategically so that we can can have an optimal Ramadan experience which resonates with us on a personal level. Check out these tips to prepare for Ramadan 2023 26. Why Pakistan Flood Relief Is Still Needed /why-pakistan-flood-relief-needed Why Pakistan Flood Relief Is Still Needed. We look at how you can still save hundreds of thousands in Pakistan, seven months after millions suffered the worst climate catastrophe in the world on record.