Fidyah Siyam – Cooked Food (Per Person/Per Day)


  • Cooked Food (Per Person/Per Day)
  • Digital Certificate of Participation
  • Meats distributed to the poor & needy
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What is Fidyah Siyam فدية الصيام ?

Fidyah Siyam is a fee that is paid to recompense a deficiency in the accomplishment of the worship of fasting. Fidyah payment is made when someone is ill with no hope of recovery or of extreme age. A muslim who cannot fast for the required number of days in Ramadhan and will not be able to make up for the fast, should feed a poor person for each day of fast missed. According to some school of thought, a pregnant woman and a breastfeeding mother who missed their fast of Ramadhan are required to make Fidyah payment. A person who did not make up for the missed fast within the next month of Ramadhan without a valid reason should also make Fidyah Payment.


Evidence for Fidyah Siyam  فدية الصيام

وَعَلَى الَّذِينَ يُطِيقُونَهُ فِدْيَةٌ طَعَامُ مِسْكِينٍ

And upon those who are able [ to fast ,but with hardship] – a ransom [as substitute] of feeding a poor person [each day] – (Surah Baqarah, Verse 184)

Ibn ‘Abbas commented on the verse : It refers to old men and old women who are not able to fast, so they should feed a poor person for each day. – (Bukhari)