Question: Allaah (Glorified and Exalted be He) says: And for him who is unable to do so, he should feed sixty of Miskeen (poor). Are children considered among the category of Miskeens? What kind of food should I give to them? Is there a certain kind of food? Is it permissible to clothe them instead of feeding them?
Answer: First, if those who look after children do not have money to spend on them because they are poor, they are considered among the category of the Miskeens regarding offering Kaffaarah (expiation)… read more here.