COSARAF Foundation supports new Eco-mosque

The COSARAF Foundation is delighted to confirm its contribution to the new Cambridge Mosque.

Reflecting Islam’s contribution to contemporary debates over sustainability, the mosque incorporates significant design features which will minimise carbon emission and emphasise the role of faith in promoting responsible management of the earth’s resources.

The Foundation’s grant will pay for four of the main decorative doors to the prayer hall. Photos here and the link to the Prayer Hall doors pattern show the intricate designs.  Following the commitment to sustainability they have a planned life of over 200 years.

The new Cambridge Mosque is intended to be a neighbourhood as well as a spiritual centre, easily accessible by public transport and on foot, with facilities for formal and informal community group meetings. The Cambridge Mosque Trust does not follow or expect adherence to any particular school of Islam and welcomes worshippers from every part of the Muslim family of both genders.

“Whoever builds a mosque for Allah, Allah will build for him a house in Paradise.”
The Holy Prophet Muhammad
Tirmidhi

Trustees, along with Foundation staff, have visited the mosque on a number of occasions to see the evolution of the building project. They have had a warm welcome from Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad, Chairman of the Cambridge Mosque Trust.

The new Cambridge Mosque will open its doors to the community in January 2019.

For more information please visit: http://cambridgemosquetrust.org/

Other News

Card image cap

COSARAF Foundation Ramadan Projects 2020

This year Ramadan coincided with the COVID outbreak. We identified a range of risks and worked with local partners to design new delivery mechanisms. As a Foundation, COSARAF continued to help thousands across the world; feeding the fasting and transforming lives for the better.

READ MORE
Card image cap

Guest blog: COVID, Character, Community and Cricket in Kenya

The Foundation’s partners at the East Africa Character Development Trust (EACDT) in Kenya have been swift to react to the Coronavirus pandemic, using their inspiring character development programme as inspiration for their new approach.  Below, EACDT trustee David Waters writes about how this great charity has responded. If you wish to support EACDT’s COVID Emergency … Continued

READ MORE
Card image cap

The Foundation publishes its first Impact Report

In line with the Foundation’s commitment to transparency and continuous improvement, we are delighted to publish our first Impact Report. The Impact Report, which covers the financial year 2018/19, sets out the impact that the Foundation’s work has made in respect of its three over-arching strategic priorities of: Promoting strong and cohesive communities Enabling young … Continued

READ MORE
Apply for Funding
Apply Now

Take me back to

What We Do

Take me back to

Contact Us