What is Fidyah?
Fidyah is given when a person cannot fast in Ramadan due to an illness which there is no hope of recovery or making up the fast. Also, those of old age who find it difficult to fast. He or she should feed one poor person a day for each missed fast.
"(Fasting for) a limited number of days. So whoever among you is ill or on a journey (during them) - then an equal number of days (are to be made up). And upon those who are able (to fast, but with hardship) - a ransom (as substitute) of feeding a poor person (each day). And whoever volunteers excess - it is better for him. But to fast is best for you, if you only knew." - Surah Baqarah, ayah 184.
What is the rate of Fidyah?
The rate of fidyah is £3 each day.