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,…

World Health Day: Helping Refugees Impacted by the Earthquake in South-Central Turkey

Dr. Mustafa Ganijee, a member of the Manchester community of Dawoodi Bohras, recently spent time in Turkey providing medical services to people affected by the earthquake in Turkey.  To mark World Health Day – which this year celebrates the 75th anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization – we spoke to Dr. Ganijee about his reflections and experiences.

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.

How a Manchester Doctor Helped COVID Patients in Bangladesh

Dr Amir Hussain Baluwala from Manchester, England is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He has gained extensive experience in managing patients with COVID infection and has become an expert in providing frontline care to those affected by the virus.