History

The Burmese Rohingya American Friendship Association (BRAFA) is a registered non-profit 501© (3) charitable organization, to meet the needs of the growing numbers of Burmese Rohingya Muslim community in the Greater Milwaukee area, Wisconsin State. The Burmese Rohingya Muslim community has grown from a single Rohingya refugee family to a thousand families that are present today. A handful of Rohingya brothers have worked tirelessly, included with generous donations and financial support of Muslim community organizations collaborating with the local Muslim community organizations and leaders to establish a community center with a Masjid. A handful of four local Rohingya individuals, purchased a building which had been a “Buddhist Temple” for many years. As a Masjid (Mosque) is the foundation stone and heart of the Muslim society, it is open to every Muslim no matter what Islamic legal school they follow. we continue to build an integrated and strong community of people who respect and care for one another.

Vision

The vision of Masjid Mubarak is to create a climate of success for the believers of Masjid Mubarak and facilitate the growth and development of healthy families and communities today, and generations to come, in the areas of education, business, productive citizenship, Human rights, justice, humanitarian, health/wellness, and future careers as well. We would like to welcome the opportunity to work with anyone that shares an interest in these objectives.

Mission

The mission of Masjid Mubarak is to develop, support, and promote a comprehensive Islamic way of life as outlined in the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). We strive to provide charitable and humanitarian help to the entire Rohingya, Burmese, and other local minority communities, as well as to reach out and present Islam through educational programs, social services, and cultural activities, which are consistent with the teachings and principles of Islam. We contribute to strengthening the bonds between Muslims and Non-Muslims alike by establishing a united community through effective interfaith partnership, tolerance, and respect for all people.