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Qurban FAQ

1. What is MAA's 'Where More Needed' Qurban option?

The 'Where More Needed' Qurban option ensures affordable Qurban distribution to vulnerable populations in Asia and Africa. Donations through this option are distributed to countries including Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sierre Leone, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Pakistan, Niger, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and India. Click here to donate to Where Most Needed.

2. Is your Qurban Fresh, Frozen or Canned?

This year, all of our Qurban options are fresh - which means your Qurban is slaughtered, packaged, and delivered to beneficiaries immediately for them to enjoy on Eid!

3. What are livestock shares and how are they allocated for Qurban distribution?

What are livestock shares and how are they allocated for Qurban distribution?
Livestock shares are designated units used for Qurban distribution.

  • A Sheep or Goat (small animal) = 1 Qurban share
  • A Cow or Buffalo (large animal) = 7 Qurban shares

Please donate at least one share of Qurban on behalf of yourself and your family. You may donate more if you are able to.

4. What diverse Qurban options does MAA offer?

MAA provides diverse Qurban options including Fresh Qurban in emergency zones like Palestine, Yemen and Lebanon, as well as support for refugees from Syria and the Uyghur community. You can also choose to extend your impact by signing up for ongoing grocery support at checkout.

5. What is MAA's special orphan & widow Qurban?

MAA's new Qurban - Orphan & Widow option guarantees distribution of your Qurban to FIVE orphan and widow families in Palestine, Indonesia, Yemen, Pakistan, Bangladesh, or Uganda for AU$250. Donate now and in Dhul Hijjah, during the BEST ten days of the year, earn the rewards for FOUR good deeds - performing Qurban, looking after an orphan, helping a widow, and feeding the poor!

6. How much meat does one Qurban share provide?

Typically, each Qurban share yields between 15-20kgs of meat, which is then distributed to over 5-7 families in need.

7. When should Qurban donations be made?

Qurbani will take place on the first, second, and third days of Eid ul Adha. It is advisable to donate your Qurban as soon as you can and no later than the third day of Eid [13th Dhul Hijjah] before Maghrib..

8. How are admin fees calculated for Qurban donations?

To ensure we continue to maintain the highest quality Qurban practices, a low admin fee is necessary to cover the cost of staff, slaughter, distribution, etc.

9. How are recipients selected for Qurban distribution?

In every country that we conduct Qurban in, it is distributed to the most vulnerable people; this includes widows, orphans, the elderly, internally displaced persons, and the poor.

10. Which countries does MAA's Qurban program reach?

This year, our Qurban program will cover Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Pakistan, Palestine, Lebanon, Niger, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and India. and for the refugees from Syria and the Uyghur community.

11. How does MAA ensure transparency and accountability in Qurban distribution?

Alhumdulillah, since 1989 we've been successfully conducting Qurban around the world and each year, we strive hard to continue exceeding the expectations of our donors when it comes to quality, transparency, accountability, and reporting.

MAA staff from Australia travel to monitor our Qurban Program around the world, to ensure that all Islamic requirements are met and to guarantee that your donations make the maximum impact. Once your Qurban has been completed, an email notification will be sent to you to confirm this

 

As part of our commitment to be transparent and accountable, we will also share Qurban updates and progress reports with you as they happen either on our website or via email and social media. Please do not forget to Like and Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube pages for all updates.
 

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