JAMIYAT VICTOR STREET- BD9
Building was first purchased in 1986 after regularly booking the church hall for nearly two years. Estimated debt as a result of the purchase was £27k. Key people involved in setting up Victor Street were Al-Haaj Muhammad Younis Naushahi Awaisi , Liaqat Hussain Naushahi, Khadim Hussain, Haji Noor Hussain, Sayyid Tasaddiq Hussain Shah, Haji Ahmad Khan and Councillor Shabbir Hussain.
The mosque and centre has undergone a series of changes.
Under the stewardship and leadership of Khadim Hussain the debt was first paid off, the main hall was then refurbished, an additional second floor was then added to the building; a third floor was excavated and all three floors were then extended back; classrooms were then fully refurbished with desk, chairs, projectors and interactive white board.
Victor Street currently boasts some of the best teachers in the Islamic sciences teaching in its institution and is developing and teaching the new curriculum (Islamic curriculum) for all Jamiyat centers.
Jamiyat, Victor Street has also recently developed one of the cleanest and modern wudu facilities. The mosque and centre is extensively used during the week by all sections of the community.
The key people operating in Jamiyat Victor Street include: Haji Iqbal, Khawaja Nazir, Haji Noor Hussain, and Haji Ahmed.
Congregational Prayers (men and women), Education, Madrassah, Ramadan and Eid prayers and Community Facilities and Projects, and Elderly Day Centre.
There are future plans to acquire a neighboring building and convert it into a Community Centre for women. Estimated cost of acquisition and conversion £500k.
Your donations and support will be most welcome to sustain and maintain the facilities and services of the mosque and centre.