Press Statement on Behalf of Muslim Burial Fund

Release Date
5 April 2024

We received a referral for the late Abdul Shokoor Ezedi to arrange his funeral and cover the related expenses.

We received written consent from his next of kin to conduct a Muslim funeral.

From time to time, we use pseudonyms on burial appeals especially pursuant to requests from family or next of kin to protect the identity of the deceased.

Families may not want it to be known that they cannot afford the cost of burying their loved ones.

In the case of the late Abdul Shokoor Ezedi, the burial appeal exceeded our target which allowed us to allocate surplus funds towards end-of-life care for terminally ill patients or with assistance for burial support.

Notes to Editors
– Muslim Burial Fund is a programme of 13 Rivers Trust, a UK registered charity.
– Muslim Burial Fund help individuals by developing a burial plan.
– Muslim Burial Fund provide pre-burial and direct burial support including the washing, shrouding, funeral prayer and the actual burial.
– Muslim Burial Fund advocate for the deceased, as we do not support the cremation of any Muslim persons known or unknown.
– Muslim Burial Fund provide assistance through advice, loans or grants after carefully assessing need.
– Muslim Burial Fund offer legal support to new Muslims and reverts.

13 Rivers Trust Programmes

Eden Care UK
We want to improve the quality care for people who are terminally ill and reaching End of Life.
Muslim Burial Fund
We want to bury Muslims in need with dignity and in accordance with their wishes and faith.
Sylhet Aid
Providing poverty alleviation & aid to the poorest communities in the Greater Sylhet region.
Through RescueOrphans we support orphans within their communities and keep them safe.