Mosque Members Turn Fly-Dumping Area into Football Pitch

0 5

Members of a local Birmingham mosque have successfully turned an area beset by anti-social behavior, drug use, fly tipping and unauthorized parking into a football pitch, providing area for athletes across the region.

FEED THE POOR

Feeding the poor and needy is an act that draws us closer to Allah. We earn His forgiveness, mercies and blessings through this act of charity.

“Anyone who looks after and works for a widow and a poor person is like a warrior fighting for Allah?s cause, or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all night. (Bukhari)

“I realized there is a lot fly tipping and rubbish behind our mosque and I saw that the youth wanted to play football and use that space. But the space was unlevel too,” Shahid Tameez, the Imaam of Zia Ul Ummah Center, told Birmingham Live.

📚 Read Also:  5 Life-Changing Lessons I learned From Muslim Friends

“The idea is to keep as many youngsters off the streets and it gives a safe space for our students and youth to play football and socialize.

“We will soon have the presence of the police in the area and clear the place up. We want to give the community awareness that we need to keep this area clean.”

“This is just the start and now another mosque across the road has contacted us to use the field too.”

Green Area

Volunteers have surrounded the football pitch with tire plant pots to stop cars entering the space and encourage more greenery.

Barri Colder, Director of MTF Coaching Academy CIC located in Bordesley Green, also collaborated on the project.

“I’m a local lad that wants to make a difference and if I could do that through creating a football pitch where two or three roads can come use it, then that’s what I’m going to do,” he said.

Support Islam Religion Guardian
At the present time, we are running on very limited funds. In order for us to run Islam Religion Guardian service efficiently, we are in need of your generous support.

“We used the tires to stop racers from coming on the grass and damaging the area. We want to give youngsters something back and I saw children using the area but it wasn’t safe for them to play in.”

Britain is home to an estimated Muslim minority of nearly 2.7 million, according to 2011 survey.

In Aberdeen, an Islamic charity successfully turned a derelict area into a modern football center last May to provide improved facilities for athletes across the region.

Read Original Report Here By About Islam

Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news, updates delivered directly to your inbox.
You can unsubscribe at any time

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy
Islamreligionguardian We would like to show you notifications for the latest news and updates.
Dismiss
Allow Notifications