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About Us

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

Our Vision

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.

Our Mission

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

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