Category Archives: London

Ladies of London Host Brownie Sundae Fundraiser for Literacy

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…

London Youngsters Sell Doughnuts in Aid of Macmillan Cancer Research

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,…

Dawoodi Bohra Cricket Club Volunteers for ‘Who is Hussain’ Food Drive

Earlier this month, members of the Dawoodi Bohras’ Northolt Manor Cricket Club volunteered for the ‘Who is Hussain’ food drive in Acton, West London.  The food drive provided care packages, hygiene kits, fresh meals, and hot drinks for those in need in Acton and the surrounding area. “Who is Hussain” is a grassroots organisation that…

UK Bohras hold fundraisers for earthquake victims in Turkey & Syria

Dawoodi Bohras communities across the UK came together over the last month to raise much-needed funds for the international earthquake relief effort. Community members in London, Leicester and Nottingham hosted local fundraisers to gather donations for the charity White Helmets, a volunteer organisation that provides support with medical evacuation, urban search and rescue, and essential service delivery.

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…