Sadaqat al-fitr entrusted to IHH by charity-givers is delivered to people in need across Turkey and around the world in accordance with Islamic principles.
Sadaqat al-fitr is charity required of every free Muslim who reaches the conclusion of the month of Ramadan. Muslims can hand out sadaqat al-fitr, which is required to be given within Ramadan, to the poor either themselves or through charity organizations.
Our foundation aims to deliver zakat, sadaqat al-fitr and alms and other donations entrusted to it to needy people all over the world (unless the donors specify a destination for their donations) with priority given todisadvantaged, poor, and aggrieved people.
To whom and when is sadaqat al-fitr is given?
Sadaqat al-fitr should be paid before Eid prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr and preferably earlier in the month of Ramadan so that the poor can provide for their dependents. Sadaqat al-fitr is paid on behalf of every Muslim both young and old members of the family, able-minded, mentally handicapped, patient, ill and healthy.
Which items can be given as sadaqat al-fitr?
80 gram or more gold,
560 gram or more silver,
80 gram gold worth cash,
Merchandise worth the same amount of cash,
Over 40 sheep and goats,
30 and over cattle and buffalo,
5 and over camels.