Category Archives: Environment

Celebrating Sustainability: Dawoodi Bohra Community of Manchester Marks World Environment Day

In celebration of World Environment Day – the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment – the Dawoodi Bohra community of Manchester organised a highly informative and engaging event for its members to share good environmental practices. The event included a recycling workshop by Biffa, a leading integrated waste…

Bradford Bohras Volunteer for #OurCleanRiver Campaign

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.

Dawoodi Bohras Partner With Aire Rivers Trust to Clean Bradford Beck

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…

Towards a more Sustainable & Waste-free Ashara Mubaraka

As technology advances, nature struggles to keep pace with the consequences of industrial progress. Sustainable living has been taken for granted and a culture of convenience, defined by the take-make-waste system has negatively impacted almost every aspect of life. This attitude, combined with an influx of waste generation in our lifestyles has heightened human and…

The Dawoodi Bohras of London Strive to Create a Greener and Cleaner Community

Tree Planting Last week, the Dawoodi Bohras of London held a tree planting ceremony in honour of HRH The Prince Philip.  The head of the local Bohra community, Dr Idris Zainuddin, was joined by Mayor of Ealing Cllr Munir Ahmed and Ealing Councilor Tariq Mahmood to plant a maple tree in the grounds of the…

Dawoodi Bohra children remove all plastic on local streets in West London

To mark this year’s World Environment Day, a group of enthusiastic young Dawoodi Bohra children took to their local streets in West London to remove all plastic waste, bottles, cans and scrap paper. They set out one morning and cleaned 3 roads completely in 2 hours, collecting over 150 litres of rubbish from the streets….

An Interview with Tasnim Pisavadi, a Dawoodi Bohra Beekeeper Based in London

On World Bee Day, the Dawoodi Bohras of the UK took time to speak to a London beekeeper, Tasnim Pisavadi. According to the World Bee Day website, bees are crucial to the environment as they help pollinate nearly 75% of the plants that produce 90% of the world’s food. However, despite their vital role in…