Maid fasting for Ramadhan

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Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby mamakata » Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:39 am

My Indonesian maid requested to fast during Ramadan month, anyone has experience of this? She has been a good worker, 3 years with me and promised she will do all her work as usual. I know the agency states no fasting, but I'd like to be flexible. Interested to hear from anyone who has allowed this.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby Integer » Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:08 am

I don't have a maid myself but know my MIL's Indo maids (over the yrs) do fast during Ramadan. Exact details I'm not sure...

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby MizzNAH » Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:47 am

They are used to fast during the Ramadhan. Should be alright. My maid fast too and she does her work well as per normal.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby auntiexxx » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:18 am

My mum used to have a maid who requested to fast too. We had no issue with that and she did her work as per normal.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby Funz » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:23 am

No issues. My maid fasts as well.

Only thing is when cooking she will sometimes ask me to taste, sweet enough, salty enough cos she cannot do any tasting.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby mamakata » Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:31 am

Thanks for all the replies. I said ok to her but to stop if she cannot manage. She seemed happy and grateful with that.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby peapot » Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:20 am

I allow my maid to fast too. The only problem I have with her when she fast is her mouth stinks during this period of time. Other than this she still work as usual.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby nms1 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 5:21 pm

I think it is wrong of the agency to say no fasting - this is a religious obligation for them and they should be given the freedom to do it.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby trimummy » Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:58 pm

My MIL' maid also wanted to fast but after a few days if fasting, she said she cannot take it anymore...said she was very hungry so in end she didn't complete her fasting..

So far none of my maids requested for fasting...in fact, my last one even ate pork while she was working for me! :shrug:

Said nobody see her here so she eat then when she go home she don't eat.

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Re: Maid fasting for Ramadhan

Postby 33mama » Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:16 am

trimummy wrote:My MIL' maid also wanted to fast but after a few days if fasting, she said she cannot take it anymore...said she was very hungry so in end she didn't complete her fasting..

So far none of my maids requested for fasting...in fact, my last one even ate pork while she was working for me! :shrug:

Said nobody see her here so she eat then when she go home she don't eat.


I had a friend whose maid fast and then fainted at home for 4hrs... she was taking care of a baby.... the baby cried ans cried till the neighbour called my friend to come home...

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