Cyclone Amphan Relief

Cyclone Amphan Relief Appeal

The Amphan cyclone has caused over $13 billion USD in damage making it the costliest cyclone ever recorded in the Bay of Bangal. Please donate generously to help the victims of Cyclone Amphan.

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Frequently Asked Question

2020 Cyclone Amphan Relief: 200,000 people impacted

In the midst of Ramadan and preparing for Eid, a super cyclone called Amphan caused widespread damage in East India and Bangladesh in May 2020. It was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Ganges Delta since 2007’s Sideband the first super cyclonic storm to occur in the Bay of Bengal since 1999’s Odisha. Bangladesh could be dove into a compassionate emergency as it experiences the most delayed flooding in decades while it is as yet recouping from the impacts of Super-Cyclone Amphan.

Who we are?

BDesh Foundation is a Northern Virginia based non-profit organization dedicated to poverty alleviation, health, sanitation and educational projects. We have no political affiliation. Currently, there are number of on-going projects in Bangladesh for clean water, sanitation, education, health, children welfare, etc. Details of our projects are available at BDesh Foundation is an IRS approved non-profit 501c3 organization and donations to BDesh are tax deductible.

How do you work in Bangladesh?

We have formed partnership with registered NGOs in Bangladesh who have a proven record of accomplishments. Their missions and objectives are aligned with BDesh. We verify their NGO status and legitimacy using the state department’s database.

How do you monitor your projects and ensure the money is spent on the correct causes?

We have representatives in the field to supervise BDesh sponsored projects. Also, we conduct independent audits and surveys in order to validate project execution and expenses. In addition, we have a Key Performance Indicator matrix associated with all of our projects and we strictly measure performance of our projects against the matrix.

What are your overhead expenses?

We maintain very low administrative expenses. Most of our administrative expenses are covered from donations received from our board of directors. We try our best to keep our overhead cost low. All of our board of directors and the advisors work on a volunteer basis and are not compensated for their work.

How can we help?

You can pay your Zakat or Sadaqa (donation) towards any of the Bdesh sponsors projects. You can donate online at or mail your check payable to BDesh Foundation at the following address:

BDesh Foundation, Inc.
6 Silo Mill Ct,
Sterling, VA 20164.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, donations to BDesh Foundation, Inc are 100% tax deductible. If you have questions or live outside of the United States, please contact your tax advisor.

Need Help?

If you need help making a donation, you can contact:

    (571) 306-2523