Masjid Construction in Liberia

Uthman ibn Affan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever builds a Masjid for Allah, then Allah will build for him a house like it in Paradise.” [Bukhari, Muslim]

According to the World Bank, 54 percent of the population of Liberia is living below the poverty line. This makes Liberia one of the poorest countries in the world.

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Liberia is a beautiful green country on the coast of West Africa rich in natural resources such as precious gems and metals. In spite of this, Liberia ranks 174 out of 187 countries on the United Nations Development Index. The country is still suffering from the effects of two recent civil wars over 30 years which have decimated the country’s infrastructure and led to widespread poverty. The war also saw the murder of many Muslims along with the destruction of many Masjids.

Islam in Liberia is practiced by an estimated 12.2% of the population of which ⅒ have joined the affluent Ahmadiyya religious movement. Caravan of Mercy have been approached by locals from the countries capital, Monrovia, to help them replace some of the Masjids within the country.

Liberia Murkaz second phase estimated cost of £80,000.
£75 per square metre
£6 per bag of cement

Caravan of Mercy also plans to build six more Masjids in Liberia since many Masjids have been destroyed due to sectarian violence.