|Zakat al Fitr or Zakat al-Fitr or Zakat al-Fetri is a charity donation that every Muslim is required to pay after the month of Ramadan as a token of thankfulness to God for having enabled him/her to observe fasting.
By Definition Zakat or zakat or zakah means “to grow” (in goodness), “increase,” “purifying,” “foster,” “making pure”. Fitr or Fetir or Fetri means “to breakfast”.
Other questions covered by this article
- The Purpose of Zakat al-Fitr
- Who must pay Zakat al-Fitr
- When Zakat al-Fitr is due
In Australia, Zakat Al Fitr is between AU$7 and AU$8 depending on the organization that is collecting and to which country it is going.