NHS Doctor and TV Presenter Dr Amir Khan, Naz Shah MP, and Dr Sofia Buncy MBE, Deputy Lieutenant For West Yorkshire, were among several VIP guests to attend a dinner hosted by the Dawoodi Bohra community of Bradford to celebrate His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin being honoured with “Nishan-e-Pakistan”, Pakistan’s highest civilian award. His Holiness…
Published in the Telegraph & Argus
Written by Haleema Saheed, Community Reporter
Over 150 volunteers from the Bradford community of Dawoodi Bohras walked over 1,000 km as part of their global Project Rise initiative.
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.
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.
It was all hands on deck at Adam Masjid’s community kitchen as Dawoodi Bohra volunteers cooked and delivered 40 traditional Bohra meals for the residents of Britannia Care, a local home providing care to people from diverse backgrounds.
Volunteers from the Bradford community of Dawoodi Bohras teamed up with Aire Rivers Trust to clear rubbish from Bradford Beck in Shipley. People of all ages joined the river clean-up to remove around 1 tonne of litter and rubbish from the riverbanks and surrounding areas. Aire Rivers Trust is a volunteer-led charity that works hard…
On World Teachers’ Day, we interviewed four teachers from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Bradford about their daily roles and responsibilities, and what they find most rewarding in the classroom.
Adam Masjid – the mosque that is home to the Dawoodi Bohra community of Bradford – today hosted a meeting between the Lord Mayor, Councillor Martin Love, and His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the global leader of the Dawoodi Bohra faith.
Women from Bradford’s community of Dawoodi Bohras showcased their faith and culture in a ‘By Women, For Women’ event called ‘Our Women Our Culture.’
The event was attended by a host of leading female VIPs from the region, including Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire; Councillor Beverley Mullaney, Deputy Lord Mayor; Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, Leader of Bradford Council; and Shanaz Gulzar, Chair of the Bradford 2025 bid.
As part of the Dawoodi Bohras’ Project Rise initiative, members of the Bradford community battled through the snow to participate in the planting of 10,000 trees for Bradford Council’s ‘Tree for Every Child’ scheme.