Projects and Activities

Dr Emma Wiley at Merton Council Culture meeting

Muslim Women of Merton provides a platform for Muslim women to be heard, represented and contribute their skills, experience and knowledge for the benefit of the community.  Our activities and projects include:

  • Networking: for Muslim women of all ages; activities include day trips, coffee mornings, dinner dates and community celebrations
  • Sunday morning walking group: All levels welcome – 40 mins brisk walk
  • Weekly Zoom coffee morning – get together, support and speakers
  • Quran study circle: Sunday evenings – explanation and recitation
  • Health and wellbeing promotion: supported by our Health Champions
  • Marriage workshops and presentations
  • Assemblies and School Visits Project: supporting schools with Islamic knowledge
  • Signposting for Healthcare professionals
  • Ramadan food bags distribution
  • Community food bank support
  • Merton Salvation Army: cook and feed the homeless at drop in centre
  • Nisa Nisham faith trips: Muslim and Jewish womens’ group collaboration
  • Macmillan Coffee Morning fundraising for cancer support
  • Interfaith quiz nights and other events collaboration
  • Supporting National campaigns such as Visit My Mosque day  on 18th February