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605, 2020

Inheritance Awareness

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

In September 2018 WFU arranged a Meerath (inheritance) seminar at Masjid E Umer, Walthamstow. The event was organised due to the pressing need of educating the Muslim community on the importance of having a will and how to have one made taking into consideration Islamic rulings as well as British Laws of inheritance. A presentation was delivered by iWills, an organisation specialising in this field. The event was very educational [...]

605, 2020

Unified Khutbah

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: General, Project News|

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605, 2020

Voluntary Safeguarding

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: General, Project News|

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605, 2020

Mental Health Training

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

In July 2018 WFU teamed up with Inspirited Minds, an organisation working on Mental Health awareness, to hold a 1 day seminar on the topic. The seminar took place in Walthamstow for local scholars and the general public, with the aim to gain more of an insight into different aspects of Mental Health and how it affects many people within our community. The seminar was very productive and we hope [...]

605, 2020

Ramadan Schools Advice Pack

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

In the build up to Ramadan 2018 and 2019, WFU prepared, printed and distributed a Ramadan fasting advice pack to all Waltham Forest state schools. This pack contained religious advice for staff, pupils and parents with matters related to the month of Ramadan and fasting, in particular dealing with the long fasting hours and exams. From the feedback received, one school suggested arranging an assembly to be delivered to the [...]

605, 2020

Ramadan Noise Nuisance

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

WFU launched a campaign in Ramadan 2018 to tackle the issue of noise nuisance from Masajid during Ramadan especially at the times of Iftar and Taraweeh. Many Masajid in Waltham Forest are situated in residential areas and noise caused by attendees to the Masjid often has a negative impact on those living in the area around the Masjid. The campaign included educating the attendees on etiquettes and reminding them of [...]

605, 2020

Mosques Open Day

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

On 18th February 2018 several Masajid in Waltham Forest opened their doors to non-Muslim visitors as part of the nationwide ‘Visit My Mosque’ initiative. In the run up to this, WFU held a meeting with volunteers from various Masaajid in which ideas were shared on how to make these events successful. Alhumdulillah the open days were very well attended by people from all backgrounds and the feedback received was very [...]

605, 2020

Winter Youth Programs

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

In 2017 WFU collaborated with Masajid across the borough to hold a series of events and programmes around the December holiday period. The main aim of the programmes were to bring as many people into the environment of the Masjid as possible during the holiday season - in particular youngsters. There were many talks by various scholars on youth related topics along with Q&A sessions, games, food, overnight stays and [...]

605, 2020

Seminaries’ Liaison

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: General, Project News|

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605, 2020

Sisters’ Accessibility

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

In 2017 WFU ventured on a project focusing on the provision of services and facilities for sisters in local Masajid. Research was conducted to find out what was currently available to sisters and also what there was a need for. Three surveys were created for this purpose: One was aimed at male and female scholars to gather their views on arrangements for sisters in Masajid from a religious view point, [...]

505, 2020

Covid-19 Ghusl Response

By |May 5th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

During the unprecedented situation of Covid-19 in the UK, WFU were heavily involved in the formation of a funeral response team within the Borough. By working together with WFCOM (Waltham Forest Council of Mosques) and WFMBT (Waltham Forest Muslim Burial Trust - Folly Lane Cemetery), a service was provided to ensure that any of our Muslim brothers and sisters who passed away during the pandemic were still given a dignified [...]

505, 2020

Online Zakaat Workshops

By |May 5th, 2020|Categories: Project News|

In 2019 a presentation on the Fiqh of Zakat was created by WFU following a detailed refresher program for Ulama. This was delivered in several Masajid before or during Ramadan. The presentations proved to be very educational and beneficial to participants. In 2020 the presentation was improved and delivered again but as an online course due to the Covid-19 closure of Masajid. The online courses were very well received. InshaAllah [...]

505, 2020

Pandemic Guidance

By |May 5th, 2020|Categories: General, Project News|

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