Brothers participate in Shoebox Appeal for the homeless

Winter is an especially difficult time of the year for the homeless in the UK. This year, COVID-19 has exacerbated the hardships of winter, leaving the homeless struggling for both shelter and food, and ultimately survival. Three young Dawoodi Bohra boys from London: Juzer, Mohammed and Taher have participated in the Royal British Legion’s Shoebox…

Bohra pharmacy trials pioneering driverless van delivery

Kar-Go

Hounslow East Pharmacy was established in 2010 by co-owner, Taizun Hassanali a member of The Dawoodi Bohras of London.  Hounslow East Pharmacy has been chosen by the Academy of Robotics to trial a driverless delivery van, as part of a UK Research and Innovation funded trial into autonomous vehicle deliveries from pharmacies to care homes. ‘Kar-go’, the…

Ladies of London hold third cancer fundraiser

On 25 September 2020, Ladies of London held their 3rd Annual Macmillan Afternoon Chai fundraiser for Cancer Support as a Drive-Thru . Macmillan Cancer Research is a long-standing charity in the UK that provides support and care to cancer patients and survivors, whilst contributing greatly to cancer research and treatments through innovative research. Annually, Macmillan…

Covid-19 – Doctors from 3 continents share their experiences

TheDawoodiBohras.com spoke to several Bohra doctors around the world in the last week about their experiences with Covid-19. Although they face increasing difficulties they also speak of hope. A group of doctors in the UK posts a message of positivity to their whatsapp group every day. A General Practitioner in Leicester, UK The demand is slowly becoming overwhelming…

Anxiety, tears and positivity on the covid-19 frontline

(This interview took place on Saturday 28th March) When we spoke to him earlier today, Dr Huzaifa Adamali, consultant respiratory specialist at Bristol’s Southmead Hospital in the UK, was waiting his turn in the car park of his local Asda supermarket. ‘Asda has a happy hour for NHS staff between 8 and 9am,’ but he…

Ladies of London raise funds for cancer charity

Cake Slice

On Saturday 12th October, Ladies of London hosted an ‘Afternoon Chai’ event to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Drawing inspiration from an existing internationally recognised charity: the Macmillan Coffee Morning, this Afternoon Chai event sold both sweet and savoury items such as cakes, cookies, samosas and masala potatoes, with endless cups of spiced Indian chai….

Coffee morning fundraiser in Birmingham

Community members in Birmingham held a Coffee Morning on the 28th of September 2019 at Saifee Masjid, where women made home baked cakes, brownies and coffee for a fund raising sale. This was in support of the Macmillan Coffee Morning UK, to raise funds to support cancer patients and their families. Macmillan Nurses is an organisation…

Leaders like you – Hatim Kapacee Headteacher

Hatim Kapacee at Heald Place Primary School, Manchester

This article features Manchester primary school headteacher, Mr Hatim Kapacee who has taken Heald Place Primary, since a ‘sharp dip in achievement’ in 2017, to a rating of ‘Good’ in its latest Ofsted report.   England today, is one of the most challenging places in the world to run a school. It is at the centre…