Name of account:
Branch sort code:
40 02 03
Cheques can be paid over the counter at any HSBC.
Cheques can also be posted. Please email Peri Batliwala for the address.
For overseas donations you will also need these details:
HSBC, 176 Camden High St, London NW1 8QL
How we'll use your donations
UK Chagos Support Association is an entirely voluntary group dependent entirely on your donations. This means every penny you give us will go directly to winning justice for the Chagossian people and supporting the community in exile.
Our work and funds are divided into three pots: campaigning, supporting the community to thrive in exile and supporting Chagossians facing extreme hardships.
Recently your donations have helped:
Chagossians supported attend debates and about their future in Parliament, meeting with senior MP and other important decision makers
Organise a mass screening of John Pilger's film about Chagossian exile, complete with Q&A sessionwith Chagossians, to raise awareness.
Support Chagossian community groups to host campaign meetings
Use social media to raise awareness of this scandal around the world
Fund educational and training coures for Chagossians in exile, including English classes
Run a Chagossian cultural fair in the UK
Support Chagossians in celebrating traditional cultural days in exile
Supporting the Chagossian National Football Team, to give young Chagossians a chance to represent their community
Help give elderly Chagossian who have died in exile, often in poverty and separated from their families, a dignified funeral.
In 2020, using we gave thousands of pounds in emergency grants to those affected by the Coronavirus crisis.
Help Chagossians visit families, forced apart by the deportation and its consequences, reunite at times of extreme difficultly such as severe illnesses.
Help with immigration, citizenship and visa fees, when their serious risk of Chagossians facing deportation from the UK.
Support other Chagossians facing a range of extreme hardships, almost always as a direct consequence of their deportation.
2010 - present
2010 - present