Burma Humanitarian Mission

Rating: 4.95 stars   55 reviews

Issues: Human Services

Location: 3395 E Deer Hollow Circle Sandy UT 84092 USA

Mission: Burma Humanitarian Mission supports community-based healthcare and education projects that improve the lives of the children of Burma and their communities. We empower people around the world to exercise their health to advocate for a healthy and vibrant Burma where the human rights of all people are honored.
Results: BHM will provide over one million doses of medicine in 2012. We estimate that with every two dollars spent on our medical programs one life is saved.
Target demographics: Villagers in eastern Burma, particularly children under 17
Direct beneficiaries per year: 50,000+ people for medical programs, 500,000+ for education programs
Geographic areas served: eastern Burma, western Thailand
Programs: Backpack Health Worker training Medicines & supplies for mobile medic teams Medicines & supplies for fixed clinics Supporting the education of refugee & migrant youth from Burma Empowering youth leadership Empowering refugee communities in the US Advocating for the ethnic minorities of Burma Empowering at risk girls to stay free of the sex and drug trade Enabling people in the US to exercise their health while advocating for the peoples of Burma
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435-487-9244
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Rating: 5 stars  

Burma Humanitarian Mission did outstanding work using the Run for Burma team as a fundraising vehicle. Not only did BHM raise awareness of the need for supporting Burma's transition, but BHM made fundraising easy and provided amazing, personalized support throughout. A great organization worthy of your consideration.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been friends with the starting members of this organization for a very long time. I was impressed with their selfless dedication then, and continue to be impressed by it. The fund raising activities as well as the risk they put themselves going under the radar with backpack medics into the country is the stuff that movies are typically made of, but they do it because it's the right thing to do. I myself am not in a position to go to Burma yet, but I help by donating, knowing that my money directly helps the targeted audience and isn't lining someone's pocket. I appreciate their efforts and I know the countless people they've helped in Burma appreciate them also.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Hard working, organized and caring, this group of people are dedicated and resourceful and so hopeful and energetic. They have worked tirelessly towards the cause of the Burma people for so long. I am happy to donate money when I can because of all the organizations and causes, what better one is to give to those in need?

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

not!

Was your donation impactful?

Likely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

For the disenfranchised and often persecuted people living in villages in Burma, the BHM is one of the only lifelines, providing health care, clothing and educational materials to the people there, training "back pack" medics and literally saving lives. The organization spends donated dollars to do this and I am proud to support with my dollars whenever I can.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

This organization has used funding to travel into Burma and bring medication, train medics, provide educational material and clothing to the Karen people who have been disenfranchised by the military junta. They have done this work tirelessly and have now created an education fund in my son, Jeremy's name to provide educational opportunities for Burmese people who can get this wonderful scholarship. I have worked with other charity organizations and this particular organization operates with integrity and with a minimum of our donated dollars going to operations and a maximum going to the people in Burma.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

make certain more people support it!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I cannot say enough about the selfless work done by this organization! I have volunteered in the past with fund raisers and actions against the oil pipelines using slave labor in Burma. Every year, this group goes into Burma, facing constant danger from both the military and the jungles, to bring necessary medicines, educational materials and clothing to the Karen people living in jungle villages. Every year money is raised to directly help a population who has suffered constant abuse and genocide. I am proud to be able to support this excellent non-profit organization that channels every donation to the people of Burma who desperately need it.

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Likely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Part of the Run for Burma marathon team. Great organization, easy to work with and focused on important issues. Am so happy to be able to be a part of this great cause!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

For the Run for Burma - I would recommend they form a running group to prepare for the race.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

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Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

After working for several years in Bangladesh, it's wonderful to see an organization that puts its resources into its mission and work instead of towards inflated overhead. Feel comfortable that all support is directly helping get training and meds to the Burmese people that need it most.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

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Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

We have been supporting BHM for several years and we are thrilled with our local representative, Mike Isherwood. We are impressed by his dedication to the cause and are confident that our donations make a difference in the lives of many unfortunate people.

Nicholas Panebianco
President
Marathon Charity Cooperation

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

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Definitely

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Definitely

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2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I was part of the 'Burma Humanitarian Mission' marathon fund raising team in 2013. I'm very happy to have supported their cause. They are an incredible group of people helping out the people in Burma. Keep up the great work!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Awesome team who do an awesome job! I am so proud to have been part of this 'Run for Burma' team. I have read and heard about the work these volunteers do to help out the needy and I wish them the very best for the future!!

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Definitely

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Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 3 stars  

I think that the work that BHM is exceptional. They strech small resources to help and save lifes to very vulnerable population groups: children and women living in isolated places where help and healthcare is non existent

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Help them raise more money!

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

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Definitely

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Definitely

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2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

What an awesome organization! It focuses on providing medicine to one of the most under-served parts fo the world. I was floored to read that 1 in 7 children never make it to their 5th birthday. All because there's no medicine to cure the most basic illnesses and disease. Burma Mission's phenomanl drive helps bring those meds to more than 50,000 people every year. I feel a direct and very real connection t the people they help. They provide a lens for the rest of us to see an area where the media and governments ignore. As tragic as the conditions are in Burma, this organization makes a positive difference.

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Definitely

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Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

For years now, Burma Humanitarian Mission has done great work to help the peoples of Burma oppressed by the junta and its Army. The isolation imposed on eastern Burma extracts a painful and brutal mortality on the Karen and other minorities who only wish to be free. The children suffer the most. BHM's support to backpack medics makes a world of difference -- helping reduce infant and child mortality rates

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I have contributed to this non-profit for the past 6 years.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would help them reach out to more people with their message.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been following Burma Humanitarian Mission for a number of years now. All of the people involved are 100% dedicated to the mission and truly believe in what they are doing.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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