It’s only a matter of days until Eid Al-Adha begins, and as per usual, each year, it takes time to choose and buy the sacrifice that suits you. However, if you are accustomed to this tradition each year, we’re here to make things even easier for you. Below, we outline all the details and prices of sacrifices in Egypt this Eid.
According to Al-Watan newspaper, the Ministry of Agriculture announced the prices of sacrifices this year and set the prices as follows:
Should you decide to buy sacrifices from the Ministry of Agriculture outlets, more than one payment method will be available to you; you can pay in cash (this is the most common method) or using bank cards such as debit or credit cards. An added benefit if you were to use the credit card payment feature is that you will be able to pay the amount at your own pace and without interest (as long as you pay within the grace period.)
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The Alexandria Company for Consumer Complexes, affiliated to the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, has provided a system of installments for sacrifices and agreed with certain Egyptian banks to finance them. These installments are due for repayment from a period ranging from 6 months to one year.
The Orman Association allows for a maximum of 7 people to participate in a sacrifice. This is a very good opportunity for medium-sized families who might not be able to afford one on their own. Additionally, the Orman Association provides slaughter and sacrifice service instead of the owner having to do it himself. Accordingly, it offers 3 types of sacrifices:
The Alexandria Company for Consumer Complexes, affiliated to the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, has provided a system of installments for sacrifices and agreed with certain Egyptian banks to finance them.
This is the first institution in Egypt to implement the idea of a sacrifice, according to the fatwa issued by Dar Al Iftaa in 2006. The Egyptian Food Bank offers two types of sacrifices:
Finally, you can reserve a sacrifice from their headquarters or through their website.
This is one of the most famous places in Egypt which offers sacrifices. Here, the price has increased by 32% compared to the previous year, with the price ranging from 2,900 EGP to 3,500 EGP. The weight of the sacrifice reaches up to 24 kilograms, and those who participate in it may take a third of the share. In addition, it is possible to apply to receive a sacrifice on the day of the slaughter, depending on the availability of quantity. In this case, you would receive your share on the 5th day of Eid.
For the Resala Association, you can book a sacrifice through their website or through representatives of the association present in the governorates. The price of a sacrifice is 2,000 EGP and consists of imported calves with a net weight of 160 kg.