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Who is RDF?

RDF is the first charitable non-profit organization founded by committed Rohingyas living in different European countries aiming to raise funds worldwide for needy Rohingya victims of Genocide in Burma/Myanmar and in exile, and to empower deprived and underprivileged Rohingyas. RDF is mandated by the 3 rd European Rohingya Conference held on 28 th -29 th of December 2016 in Esberg, Denmark

Who are Rohingyas?

Rohingyas are a people with distinct culture and civilization of their own. Rohingyas are native of the soil of Arakan, which is part of Myanmar now.

What does RDF do?

RDF is an emergency aid organization that works for assistance to refugees, particularly displaced Rohingya and Rohingya Refugees. This is not about Rohingya in the europe, but about humanitarian aid in the Rohingya crisis itself. In the event of acute emergency, we offer emergency relief, such as shelter, medical care, relief supplies, food and clean drinking water to Rohingya Refugees. But Rohingya Refugees can also count on us for empowerment projects, for example for education, livelihood, women empowerment and special support.

Does RDF work together with other local or international organizations?

RDF is a very young organization established in 2017 that aims to make partnership with national and international organizations a likes IRC [International Rescue Committee]. Right now the biggest partner of RDF is ISN [Islamic Foundation Netherlands].

Where can I read the statutes of RDF?

Read by downloading the Statutes of RDF

I have a complaint, where can I draw?

A complaint can be reported via:

Leave your details and message, and then we will contact you within 3 working days. Do you want to know more about how your complaint is handled? Read about the complaints procedure here.

What is the relationship of RDF to the politics?

RDF is committed to providing humane care and the protection of Rohingya refugees worldwide. Through our political lobby and the media we give a voice to the plight of Rohingya refugees.

We do this by speaking out for their interests and denouncing abuses. Through online and offline petitions, we ask political attention for the rights of Rohingya refugees. This is badly needed. The Rohingya refugee crisis puts the support for Rohingya refugees and displaced Rohingyas to the test under pressure for human refugee policy.

RDF is an independent organization that is not affiliated to a political organization or movement.

I want to change my personal details. Where do I do this?

You can change your data in the following ways:

  • By telephone, by calling on working days to office telephone 
  • By e-mail, by sending a message to info@rohingya.foundation containing the desired changes.

How can I stay informed about the work of RDF?

The easiest way is to register for our digital report/newsletter. This keeps you up to date with our latest news. Or check our online publications for current reports and background information.

Do you prefer to receive information by mail? Please contact us and we will send you an information pack for free.

Where do I submit me for the newsletter from RDF?

We send a digital newsletter before and after the realization of a new project . Do you want to stay informed of current humanitarian crises, and our emergency aid projects, campaigns and events? Sign up for the digital newsletter free of charge.

How can I help Rohingya Refugees and displaced Rohingyas?

There are many ways to help. You can become a donor, donate tax-free or include RDF in your will. Do you want to get started? Become a volunteer or trainee, or join our annual sponsorship gathering in Esbjerg, Denmark. You can also organize yourself a collection for the RDF having permission from RDF.

Can I donate as accompany?

Yes, you can even donate tax free to RDF. But there are other ways to help. You can organize a fundraising event where the entire company can be proud of, or become a business partner of RDF.

I want to get in action for help to Rohingya Refugees. Can you help with here?

How nice that you want to organize an action and get money for refugees. To help you with this, we have a special website for you where you can find tips and inspiration. You can also create your own promotion page. Help us Help

Can I give clothes, blankets, medicines or other goods to the RDF?

RDF does not accept (auxiliary) goods because we do not have the logistical capacity to ship the goods. In addition, the shipping costs would be quite high. That is why it is more efficient to buy relief goods on the local market. In this way, we also stimulate the local economy and employment.

Can I donate from abroad?

Yes. Donating from abroad can be transferred via our website or by yourself. For this you need our bank details: Go to the contact page for Bank Details.

How many Rohingya Refugees are there worldwide?

There are 2.5 million Rohingya Refugees worldwide. There are also Rohingyas who flee in their own country. They are officially not called ‘refugees’, but ‘displaced persons’. There are also Rohingyas seeking asylum in countries outside their own region. In total there are 3.5 million Rohingya worldwide on the run from violence, persecution or genocide.

In which countries does RDF help?

RDF supports projects in Myanmar/Burma, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia
and India. Our partner ISN also offers assistance in other countries.

On what themes does RDF offer?

RDF provides emergency relief and reconstruction assistance on the following themes:

  • Humanitarian Support: Emergency Food Packages, Ramadan Packages, Sacrificial Animals
  • Health: medical care, malnutrition, water and sanitation
  • Education: Financing Parents of Rohingya students those cannot effort [Islamic & Modern
  • Livelihood: Cash Assistance, Economic Assistance

Can I work as volunteer at RDF?

That is certainly possible. As volunteers you are invaluable to us. Do you want to know more? Look at the Vacancies page.

Can I be sent by RDF?

No, RDF never sends people out except Executive Members of RDF if necessary to inspect a project. RDF uses the expertise and experience of people on the spot, including refugees and professional aid workers. By this way, RDF contributes to the local labor market.