Question 4: What is Kaffaarah (expiation) for an oath? If such Kaffaarah involves feeding poor people, how can they be known? Are they those who solicit alms? Have they certain conditions such as performing Salaah? Are children included as long as their family belongs to the limited or low-income classes? As for animals and birds, can they be fed as expiation for breaking oaths?
Answer: Kaffaarah for breaking an oath is to feed ten poor people from the common food, clothing them, or freeing a believing slave… read more here.