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masjid and orphanage school

£3,305 of £44,000 goal

Raised by 98 people in 7 months
Created June 10, 2018
we are raising money for the many orphans in the gambia whose dad or both parents have died, and have no support.

the funds will be used to build a masjid and a dorms above that will hold 100 orphan boys. 

we have been donated land for this boys school and would like to start building as soon as possible. the building can be done between 6- 10 months.

this money will build a 20m*10m masjid with dorms space above.
-a wudhu area
-water tower and well for unlimited free water
-solar panels to provide electric when the electric cuts out in the country daily for few hours.
-50 bunk beds
-build, materials, tiling, painting, finishing, roof, foundation
-6k will be used to build a small watchman house for the caretaker of the place.
£2k will be used to plant 36 trees which will produce money long term, also to support the orphans whilst they are in the school and after when they leave and become men.
- also £3k of the money will build a small shop and security office at the entrance of the compound. It will sell all halal household needs of the community, but this income will maintain the school forever we hope. We hope that the shop will provide income so we never have to ask for donations again.

if the shop can make just £400pcm
we will be able to spend:
 £150 on food (rice,porridge, meats, fish, eggs, etc)
£150 on staff wages (3 staff - teacher/cook/ security)
£ 100 medical and clothing and miscellaneous

This money will look after 100 orphans inshallah; and as we know the hadith: 
Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one who cares for an orphan and myself will be together in Paradise like this,” and he held his two fingers together to illustrate.
Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5659

we will teach these kids:
Good manners
quran and hadith
social skills
math and english
how to farm and build and be tradesmen preparing them for life
how to be good peaceful citizens of the world

You are welcome to come and visit and supervise whilst it is being built.


detailed quantification:
£2500 -10000 bricks
£3000 cement ROOF and Ground FLOOR slabs
£4000 tiling walls and floors
£1000 painting
£1000 furniture
£2500 bunk beds
£3000 foundation of building
£2000 windows, doors, electrics plumbing
£2000 generator and solar panels
£2000 staircase 
£3000 shop 
£1000 carpet 
£1000 misc
£6000 caretaker house
£2000 trees planting
£3000 wudhu area
£2000 water tower
£3000 kitchen and dining area
£44000

guy you are welcome to visit us in the Gambia while we develop and after.
you may also check the above with builders to see if these are accurate.
Also any spare will be used for the kids to eat and cloth throughout the first year, and also support the running of the school. Any extra will go into a pot for backup or used to plant more trees. on our 50m*50m land donated for this. Just outside of Banjul region.
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Update 1
Posted by Rasheed Yaquubbakr
4 months ago
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Thank you guys for donating. This is what i have spent the money on so far. It is a land next to this similar in size. I stood next to this fenced land to show the size but our land is the next to it. 3 pieces at 25m by 20m.
Afwan for long delay to update. Pls donate more and let complete next phase... masjid and well tower which I can do once the next 10k lands in the account. Jzk khir to all who donated
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