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Is it obligatory for someone who has over the years sacrificing ram on eid day but could not do the same this year due to economic depression?

Q:

1. Is it obligatory for someone who has over the years sacrificing ram on eid day but could not do the same this year due to economic depression?
2. What if he pairs with a family member, contribute and get a ram, is it going to be rewarded as if he has killed his own ram?

A:

Waalykum salam

Thank you for your Question

1- it’s not compulsory. The sacrifice is usually Mustahab. (Highly recommended) unless for someone who was in Hajj.
2- yes he is still counted as part of the sacrifice and Allah will rewards the person abundantly.

Kind regards

Naajiya Jaffery