Friday, 19 June 2015

Building a Mosque in Gambia Project 2015

They say once seen never forgotten, well I have never dne a video before, but felt that needs must and I hope if you do remember it, its for the right reasons in sha allah. From the village of Sunchu Wuri in the provence of Gunjur, west africa at the site of our masjid build. Paypal: Plse make my embarrassment worth while and donate! :-D
Posted by Markoiro Bunda Gambia on Sunday, July 26, 2015


All praise is for Allah, whom without His permission this would not be possible.

We are so happy to announce that the Masjid build in Gambia is now complete Alhamdulillah.

Jazakum'Allahu Khairan to Amina and Ousman from Markoiro Bunda Gambia for all the hard work, effort and struggles they went through. But well worth the wait.

Update 19/06/16

Alhamdulillah the new floor is being laid. Although this build has taken longer than expected, there has been many trials throughout for Amii but it has also been a learning curve for her to then go onto doing another build on a smaller scale.

Updated 25/05/16

Alhamdulillah the masjid now has it's first coat of paint.

And a minaret

Update 31/1/16

Alhamdulillah we now have a roof and 2 toilets. 

Update 20/12/15

These are the most recent pictures sent by our dear Amina in Gambia.

Subhan'Allah the roof is taking shape 

and also the toilets

Update 04.11.2015

Alhamdulillah these are the most recent pictures from our dear Amina. You can see the progress of the Masjid Subhan'Allah.

Update 01/09/15

Apologies for the lack of updates. These are the newest pics sent to us from Amina in Gambia Ma sha Allah. At the moment it is the rainy season so lorries with sand etc are getting stuck on route so some work has slowed down slightly but Alhamdulillah, as you can see below it's still going well. 
Jazakum'Allahu Khairan for your patience

All Praise is for Allah alone.

Update 12/8/15

Allahu Akbar, we are very excited to show the most recent pictures sent to us by our dear Amina.
As you can see, the masjid is really taking shape Subhan'Allah.

Update 9/8/15

Allahu Akbar the masjid is now taking shape Subhan'Allah. I will post the most recent pics later on today in sha Allah. 

Here they are, as promised...

Our dear Amina with the local children

Alhamdulillah how far they have come so far

Our first tree being planted around the perimeter of the Masjid

Amina also asked for us to support her planting of trees around the masjid. 
Alhamdulillah she asked for 60 trees but together we raised enough for 90.

Coconut tree

The first tree was planted yesterday which was a coconut tree, lemon and orange trees will be planted too bi ihdnIllah.

Jazakum'Allahu Khairan to you all.

Update 27/7/15

Alhamdulillah the Water Well within the masjid is now complete, with fresh new water for all the community Subhan'Allah

And last but not least, 7 parcels full of medical needs, goodies and much needed items.

just been picked up Alhamdulillah on their journey to Gambia

Update 22/7/15

Alhamdulillah more recent pics....

Update 15/07/15

Apologies for late updates. Please see below more pics from deliveries to digging foundations Alhamdulillah.

Sorry they are not in order too. But Alhamdulillah I will edit it as soon as possible bi ihdnIllah

Update 09/07/15

Alhamdulillah we have water

And more bricks for the Masjid build

Update 05/07/15

Alhamdulillah the first of the hand made bricks are ready. The foundations build will start next weekend bi ihdnIllah.

The Water Well is 8 metres deep at the moment with water expected soon bi ihdnIllah

Update 27/06/15

Alhamdulillah the sand has been delivered, a store room is being built and the Water Well is under way. All praise is for Allah for allowing us this opportunity to give much needed water and a masjid to the local community.

Cement delivery to start making the bricks for the masjid

Storeroom in the making

Water Well build under way

Sand delivery

Update 26/06/15

Allahu Akbar. So far you have given enough to complete phase 1-3 Alhamdulillah.

Onwards to phase 4 which will the the roof etc.

Jazakum'Allahu Khairan

Update 23/06/15

Alhamdulillah we have reached the target for phase 1. Jazakum'Allahu Khairan. Once the first build commences bi ihdnIllah we will post pics. Any overpayment for each phase will be used for the next.


Ramadhan Mubarak. May Allah accept our fasting for His sake alone, may He make ease for us all and may our ibadah be a means to reunite in Jannah Firdous. Ameen.


Uthman said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Whoever builds a mosque for Allah, then Allah will build for him a similar house in Paradise.”
Source: Sahih Bukhari 439, Sahih Muslim 533

Alhamdulillah we are very happy to announce one of our biggest projects so far. In association with my dear sister/friend Amina at Markoiro Bunda Gambia, we have teamed up to build a Mosque in Gambia Bi ihdnIllah.

Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatulaahi wa barakatu.
Alhamdulillah on behalf of Markoiro Bunda Gambia and Al-huriyah Sadaqa Project we are happy to announce our newest joint venture bi ihdnIllah.
An elderly sr has donated a specific piece of land for us to build a masjid Subhan'Allah in Sinchu Wuri Gambia.
This is an amazing sadaqa jariyah opportunity bi ihdnIllah.
The lovely Leicester sisters has raised enough for a Water Well which will be built first and used to supply water for the build and eventually wudu for all the worshippers and local community.
Below is a list of the different phases which Amina and her manager will oversea.
💢Phase 1 will be making the bricks by hand.
💢Phase 2 will be the foundations of the mosque.
💢Phase 3 will be the building of walls
💢Phase 4 roofing, windows and doors
💢Phase 5 will be the interior lighting / electrics and floor covering
💢Phase 6 wudu area and toilets
💢Phase 7 fencing
💢Phase 8 by His mercy 3 teaching rooms.
Alhamdulillah this is an amazing month to give your sadaqa which as you know will be multiplied many times over bi ihdnIllah.
As usual we will provide pictures along the way and we ask you all for your sincere dua that firstly Allah accepts it for His sake alone and that He facilitates the needs of the community.
To donate please do so via Paypal to
Please note:zakat cannot be used for the building of a masjid.
Please share this everywhere your able.
Jazakum'Allahu Khairan

Below are a few pictures of the land that was donated to us for this purpose.

My dear Amina on site 

The letter stating the donation of the said land Alhamdulillah.

We have been working along side Amina for sometime now and Subhan'Allah she works so hard in the local communities providing food, education, medical care among many other amazing projects. 
Please do visit her on FB to see many years of care and committment to all those in need.

Firstly, they will build a Water Well from donations collected by our dear Sisters in Leicester Alhamdulillah. raised enough to make this possible.

The water will help with the mosque build, wudu for the brothers building and also the use of all the worshippers doing wudu on completion bi ihdnIllah. Such an amazing opportunity of sadaqa jariyah bi ihdnIllah.

We will add pictures along the way of the different stages so please join our mailing list for updates as they come.

Let us remember..This project is an amazing chance for us to reap the rewards in and during this blessed month which, bi ihdnIllah will be multiplied 70 times and, when we do return to Allah then we will benefit in our graves and on the Day of Judgement Subhan'Allah.

How perfect is Allah and how amazing is His deen. How can we not be grateful for Guidance, Mercy and Forgiveness  by His permission.

Please donate via Paypal to

May Allah accept this project, reward us all for our efforts, increase our rizq so we may give more and may he keep us upon His Deen and reunite us all under His shade, on a day when the only shade will be with Him. Ameen

Fi amanIllah

Somayya Umma Nabil (Al-Huriyah Project)


Amii Amphlett (Markoiro Bunda Gambia)

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