Founded in the early 1980’s, the organisation known as the Girlington Muslim Welfare Association and hereafter referred to as ‘The GMWA’, incorporates the following entities:
The Mosque - Masjid-E-Umar
The Islamic School – Paradise Academy
The Community Arm Of the Organisation – ‘Our’ Girlington
A ‘Sunni’ Islamic organisation centred around Faith (Deen), Knowledge (ilm) and Community (Ummah), that is part of a better society through Peace, respect and dignity.
To be an inclusive organisation that Serves, Educates and Inspires the community.
Our Primary Objectives
To promote friendly relations within the community and to ensure better understanding and harmony
To Provide and maintain facilities for worship and prayer (Mosque/Masjid)
To provide and maintain facilities for the teaching of young children/adults in the Quran, General Islamic knowledge and languages (School/Madrasa)
To provide social/welfare services for the local community