Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions regarding your donation please either email [email protected], phone 0207 2491741or phone/ text 07727003277.

Where can I send a cheque donation?

You can send your cheque made payable to Burma Aid or send it to PO Box 63538, 48 East Bank, London N16 5QB.

How do I donate bank transfer or monies that I have raised?

You may donate via bank transfer. Please use the account details below. Your bank will provide you amount and date of paymentwith receipt and on your statement.

  • Burma Aid
  • Lloyds Bank
  • Account no: 45258360
  • Sort code: 30 13 54
  • Please send us a text 07727003277 or email [email protected] of amount and what kind of donation. This will help us to keep track of your transfer and payments for distribution.


What sorts of work Burma aid do?

  • Our work is diverse. We attempt to eliminate misery, poverty and suffering. The main projects that we run are hospital health care, emergency relief work, fresh clean drinking water, employment and education. We aims to reach out to those people in dire need and those faced with situations of conflict, violence, unrest and natural disasters.


How do I change my address, regular amountof donation and bank details?

Please go to your bank with proof of identification or you may also change by logging into your bank website and change the details.

How much do you spent on administration?

For every £1 that you donate £1 will goes to the poor and needed people. We have a 100% donation policy. For an administration and advertising we have a separate donor who helps us to carry on for this course and we also use gift aid donation. You may also take part for good course if you like.

Is you charity registered and give out proof of payment?

We are charity register in England and Wale and we do give out receipt of donation.

How do I make a donation as a gift to my friend or relative?

Once you have made your donation please contact our team with all the details.

Can I donate to a specific project?

We have a lot of project that may suit you. For more details please check our project on this web site.

Do you make phone call for a donation?

We don’t make phone call. We may write you a letter, text or email. If you want to call and support us our team will be happy to send you a letter and a donation form in the post or you may down load and print out from our web site.

How do I know that my money won’t end up in the wrong hands?

We always keep the record of transaction such as ID, date and amount.Our spending, reports and audit are also available for donor to view. Transparency measures also include regular field visits by management to monitor spending and progress and payments in Burma.

 What is a difference between Burma Aid and other charity?

Others charity give 100% on Zakat only. We give 100% on Zakat, Sadakah, Lillah and Fitrana.

Can I donate goods like food, clothing, medicines, and furniture?

We have our own supply division responsible for sourcing and sending these items to the field in the quickest, most efficient and cost effective way.

How do I know fundraiser is genuine?

The fundraiser should have a letter of authority, ID or badge identifying a fundraiser. They will be wearing a logo T shirt, high visibility vest or jacket.

What should I do if I find suspicious fundraiser?

Please contact our team by phone, tax or email immediately.


Should the fundraisers ask for my bank details?

They should not ask for your bank details.


Who will ask for cash donations?

Our volunteers, they should have either a letter of authority, ID or a badge.


Do you only help Muslim?

We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, colour, ethnicity, sexual orientation and religion. If you wish to donate particular Group or project we will be happy to do so.


Can I donate on a regular basis?

You can donate regularly online or you can set up a standing order.


Which card do you accept?

We accept the following online donations Maestro, Delta, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Solo, and Switch.


What is Zakah?

Zakah is 3 pillar of Islam. Quran refers 82 separate verses and has associated Zakah immediately after Salah on 32 occasions. Muslim annual obligatory charity, 2.5% on saving, wealth and property etc.…


When do I have to pay Zakah?

During the one cycle year. Fix your own date and pay at any time of the year between the beginning to end date.


How do I donate from outside UK?

The best way to donate is through online, bank transfer or PayPal payment.



Who is entitled to receive Zakat?

The poor and the needy.

Those employed to collect the Zakah.

Those who have been inclined towards Islam (New Muslim).

To free the captives (Slave).

Those in debt.

Those for Allah cause.

The traveller who is cut off from everything.

(Al-Quran 9:60)


Who cannot receive Zakah?

Parents, grandfather, children, grandchildren, non-Muslim, Clothes (Kafan) for deceased person, Repay a dead person’s debt, husband and wife cannot give Zakat to each other, etc.…


What is Gift Aid?

Gift Aid is a simple scheme that allows charities to recover the tax already paid on donations. That means every £1 you donate we will get 25 pence from government.


My donations qualify for gift aid?

Your donation qualifies for gift aid if you pay tax in the UK, and have signed the gift aid declaration. Every £1 that you donate with gift aid is worth £1.25 to Burma aid at no extra cost to you.


How does my donation and money that I have raised make a difference?

Every year we donate to Burma Muslim Hospital who givesfree healthcare and treatment to poor and needed people. Eyes operation, dentistry, Maternity for mother and baby, dialysis treatment, general operation and many other treatments. We build tube well and hand pump for clean drinking water, water for hygiene and sanitation where water is hard to find. Education for children and illiterate people. Employment training for unemployed youth for future prosperity.


How do I leave a gift in my will?

Thanks you for thinking of Burma Aid. Your legacies will make a very important contribution to us. So we can continue many years to come and help many desperate and unfortunate people. All you have to do is let your solicitor know and write it down in your will by percentage payment or fix amount payment. Please let us also know so we can note down on our record file.


Why regular giving is important?

Regular giving is the best way to support us. It lets us plan our work more effectively.  To help people to improve their lives through long-term development programs.  So we can respond to disasters and emergencies. It also means we have a flexible and reliable income we can always count on. You can set up a regular donation by click here.


How do I Get refund?

Refund will not be giving if you change your mind. For more information please contact us on 0207 249 1741.