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What is Zakat Al-Fitr? | Abu Bakr Zoud



Essentially Zakat Al-Fitr must be given out as food, not money. Approximately 2.5 kg of any main food of the country Zakat Al-Fitr is being handed in.

The scholars have mentioned that It is permissible to give Zakaat Al-Fitr as money to charity organization that will purchase food on your behalf and hand it out to the poor and needy.

The purpose of Zakat Al-Fitr is to purify the believers from their shortcomings that took place in Ramadan and to feed the poor and needy on the day of Eid.

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