Category Archives: Collin County

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: The Collin County Bohra’s “Mehwar” Business Expo

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: The Collin County Bohra's “Mehwar” Business Expo

The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County recently held their second annual Mehwar Pre-Eid Business Expo, a unique event designed to uplift women entrepreneurs within the community. The word ‘Mehwar’ means a balancing point, reflecting the constant juggling act that many women face between family, community responsibilities, work/business, and supporting one another along the way….

Celebrating Unity and Compassion: Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County Host Annual Iftar Dinner

Celebrating Unity and Compassion: Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County Host Annual Iftar Dinner

Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection and unity for Muslims around the world. It’s a time when the Dawoodi Bohra community comes together to connect with friends and neighbors, share goodwill, and celebrate our shared values. And this year, the Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County, Texas did just that – by hosting an iftar…

Burhanuddin Jamali: A Young STEM Enthusiast Shining in Robotics

Burhanuddin Jamali: A Young STEM Enthusiast Shining in Robotics

Burhanuddin Jamali, a bright young mind from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Collin County, has been on a remarkable journey from a young age. His fascination with building and creating became evident when he began assembling IKEA furniture solely by visual reference at five years old. Acknowledging his natural inclination towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,…

Empowering Young Collin County Students with Backpacks and School Supplies

Project Rise volunteers from the Collin County community of Dawoodi Bohras partnered with McKinney Little Free Pantry to distribute free backpacks and school supplies to ensure that local children are ready for the new school year.  Local children were invited to visit the Dawoodi Bohras’ masjid (mosque) to collect the school supplies that they needed….

Tae Kwon Do Success Has Given Adnan Dohadwala So Much More Than Fitness

Adnan Dohadwala of the Collin County community of Dawoodi Bohras recently achieved his 2nd-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do at just eleven years of age.  It took him six years of hard work and perseverance to get there, and he says he will continue onward in pursuit of his 3rd-degree belt and maybe beyond….

Backpack and School Supplies Fair Event Launched by Collin County Bohras

In coordination with McKinney Little Free Pantry, The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County held a “Backpack and School Supplies Fair” on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at the Dawoodi Bohra Masjid Site in McKinney.  The community previously held a backpack and supplies drive where local residents and community members donated supplies or funds. A portion…

Collin County Bohras Double Down On Environmental Stewardship

Taking stewardship of the environment has been the focus of the Global Dawoodi Bohra Community, and the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County is no exception. This year, on the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, The Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County partnered with EarthX to take part in an interfaith initiative called “Sound the Call…

Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County observes end of Ramadan with COVID-19 precautions in mind

Published in Star Local Media 13 May 2021 Muslim communities throughout the world are observing Eid-ul-Fitr, which signifies the end of Ramadan. This year, Ramadan looked rather different than last year and previous years. Ramadan is considered a Holy Month in Islam and is observed by fasting from sunrise to sunset, along with acts of…

Mayor George Fuller of Mckinney visits Masjid Site of Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County

On April 3rd, 2021, Mayor George Fuller of Mckinney, his wife, Maylee Thomson-Fuller, and other honorable guests and neighbors graced the Masjid Site of the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County with their presence.  It was a beautiful day, with gorgeous weather, a nice breeze, and feeling of warmth and togetherness within the community.  Approximately…