Insiyah is planning to travel to Sierra Leone with Vision Action – a UK charity that provides optical aid and services to developing countries in Africa – to help strengthen essential and basic eye care in schools, communities and vision centers. Her visit will include conducting eye tests and distributing glasses to school students, with the hope that this will improve their academic performance.
Volunteers from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Nottingham have undertaken a wide range of initiatives over the last year to help make Hucknall a better place for everyone that lives and works there. Those efforts have now been recognised by Ashfield District Council, who presented the Dawoodi Bohras with the inaugural “Outstanding Community Cohesion Award” at a ceremony to honour the remarkable achievements of several local organisations.
Volunteers from the Bradford community of Dawoodi Bohras teamed up with the Marine Conservation Society on Sunday for a beach clean-up at Hornsea in East Yorkshire.
Alaqmar Mufaddal Shehabi is a 19-year old currently studying at the Nairobi branch of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, the premier educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra community. He hails from Manchester, where he completed his GCSEs at Bury Church of England High School. Every year, hundreds of Dawoodi Bohras around the world memorise the entire Quran under the aegis of Mahad al-Zahra,…
Project Rise volunteers from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Bradford reunited with their partners at Aire Rivers Trust for another clean-up of a local waterway.
This time, the Bohras headed to Kirkstall, Leeds to join other local volunteers in helping tidy and clear paths along the River Aire as part of the #OurCleanRiver campaign spearheaded by the Aire Rivers Trust, a volunteer-led charity that works hard to improve local rivers for wildlife and people.
The local Dawoodi Bohra community recently organised a food collection drive with long-term partners One Roof Leicester, a local charity that provides accommodation, support and advice to people who are homeless, destitute refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerably housed in Leicester.
The theme of this year’s Earth Day – the annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection – is Invest In Our Planet.
This month’s litter pick was, once again, held in partnership with Emma Krinjen-Kemp, Project Manager of Keep Manchester Tidy. Despite the rain, plenty of Project Rise volunteers worked hard to ensure that all rubbish was collected and disposed of properly, creating a cleaner and more pleasant environment for the local community.
The Ladies of London, a Dawoodi Bohra women’s empowerment group, recently held a Brownie Sundae Fundraiser to raise funds for the National Literacy Trust. Dawoodi Bohras have always been encouraged to pursue both religious and secular education, and literacy is the foundation upon which an education rests. Data shows that 1 in 4 adults in…
For Muslims, Ramadan is not only the month of prayer and fasting, but also a time of giving and supporting those in need. This year, young volunteers from the London Dawoodi Bohra community came together to set up an iftar stall in which they sold Krispy Kreme doughnuts to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support,…
The Iftar dinner was attended by esteemed guests, including the High Commissioner of India, Shri Vikram K Doraiswami, the Diplomatic Counselor of Iraq, Mr Haider Sultan, the Mayor of Ealing, Madame Mayor Mohinder Midha, local Ealing Council members, and neighbouring businesses.