Jamal Abdisalam                                RSE coursework                                       12/10/08

GCSE Coursework Citizenship

The organisation I worked for was the local Streatham mosque which is a religious worship place for Muslims and those converting to Islam.  I was collecting money for the mosque which would support the people of the third world. I had to stand inside the Mosque's ground gathering money of those humble enough when entering the prayer grounds.

The Mosque is a place where Muslims worship and pray to our almighty lord. It is a place where Muslims gather to find peace and study the Quran.

The aims of the Mosque are in tranquillity with the way of Islam so that the 5 pillars will be fulfilled and we as many good deeds as possible. Therefore the providing of this deed does not only help the ones supported by the charity but also yourself as you gain ayr(which means good deed in Islamic language). The aims of the Mosque are;

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  • To convert as many people to Islam
  • To socialise with fellow Muslims
  • To secure the strength of the faith
  • To teach the Quran to those acquiring knowledge and pursuing to become Islamic scholars
  • To ultimately make the world a better place
  • To support the believers in marriage, social problems and bring the lost ones back to the path of the righteous

The Mosque is funded by Muslims and the government of London, everything the staff in the Mosque does is entirely voluntarily supported by religious faith. People are invited to work with the ...

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