Donate Your Fidyah

Do you have someone in your family who cannot fast during the month of Ramadan due to a health condition that is long-term or irrecoverable? If the answer is yes then you will have to pay Fidyah for every fast.

Fidyah for Ramadan 2024 has been set at £5 per fast.

For missing 30 days of Ramadan, Fidyah will be £150.

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What is Gift Aid?

Gift Aid does not cost you a penny more but can add an additional 25p to every £1 you donate. When Dabbagh Welfare Trust receives a donation from a UK taxpayer, we're entitled to claim an amount of tax (calculated at the basic rate of income tax in that year) paid on that donation. Once you have given your permission for us to do this on your behalf, there is no need for you to do anything else.

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Donation Total: £150.00

What is Fidyah?

If you or someone under your care cannot make up missed fasts due to old age or a serious, long-term, or irrecoverable health condition, then under Islamic ruling, you are required to pay Fidyah

How much is Fidyah for Ramadan 2024?

For Ramadan 2024, Fidyah has been set at £5 per fast. Consequently, for the entire 30 days of Ramadan, the total Fidyah payment required for each person unable to fast due to the aforementioned conditions is £150.

Where will your Fidyah be Distributed?

This Ramadan, Dabbagh Welfare Trust is organizing Fidyah distribution in Pakistan, Azad Kashmir, Bangladesh, Syria, Yemen, Gaza, Afghanistan, and Africa. The funds you donate towards Fidyah will, Insha’Allah, be used to provide food for poor and needy families.

Fidyah in Quran

Surah Al-Baqarah (2:184) discusses the allowance for those who cannot fast during Ramadan and the concept of Fidyah:

“[Observing Saum (fasts)] for a fixed number of days, but if any of you is ill or on a journey, the same number [should be made up] from other days. And as for those who can fast with difficulty, they have (a choice either to fast or) to feed a poor person (for every day). But whoever does good of his own accord, it is better for him. And that you fast, is better for you if only you know.”

This ayah provides guidance for those who are unable to fast due to illness or travel and introduces the concept of feeding a poor person as a substitute, which is the essence of Fidyah.

Why Donate Your Fidyah with Dabbagh Welfare Trust?


We believe in complete transparency. Insha’Allah, your donation will go directly to those in need.


With a proven track record of providing humanitarian aid in conflict, war, and natural disaster zones, your Fidyah donation is in safe hands. Insha’Allah


Every donation no matter how small, will insha’Allah have a positive impact on the lives of the most vulnerable.

Dabbagh Welfare Trust is a UK-based Islamic charity. We take pride in helping widows, orphans, and the most vulnerable families from some of the world’s poorest communities. Since our establishment, we have delivered aid from the funds raised via the Gaza Emergency Appeal, Yemen Crisis Appeal, Pakistan Floods Appeal, Bangladesh Floods Appeal, Syria Crisis Appeal and Afghanistan Emergency Appeal and helped countless victims of poverty, injustice and natural disasters.

Alhamdulillah, as an Islamic Charity, we have a proven track record of effectively and efficiently delivering aid to the most vulnerable. Donate to the Ramadan Food Appeal, Ramadan Water Appeal or Ramadan Zakat Appeal – Donate with confidence.

If you would like to donate and have questions please feel free to ask. Whether you want to sponsor an orphan, sponsor a widow, donate a handcart, sponsor a sewing machine, gift a goat or help someone by donating your Zakat, donate with confidence Insha’Allah. Every penny will be spent according to sharia guidelines and under the supervision of the experienced Dababgh Welfare Trust team.