Category Archives: Houston

Musings of a Meaningful Life: Mubaraka Saifee

Musings of a Meaningful Life: Mubaraka Saifee

Mubaraka Saifee is an immigration lawyer and mother of three based in Houston, USA. In this blog, she recounts her professional development through different stages of life and her insights from what she experienced on the way. I remember when I first realized I wanted to be a lawyer. I grew up in California, but…

Huzaifa Wajihee: Entrepreneur, Hobbyist and Plane Builder

Many Dawoodi Bohras pursue careers in science and technology.  But for one Bohra in Houston, his passion for building things has, literally, taken him to new heights. My name is Huzaifa Wajihee, and I am a serial entrepreneur. In the past 20 years, I have started multiple companies in the digital media, advertising, plastics, glass…

Exhibiting Miniature Horses in Texas: 16-year-old Danyal Tests His Patience and Leadership Skills

While many young kids enjoy sports like football or basketball, 16-year-old Danyal Kheyroolla of Houston, Texas, discovered his passion in a more unusual sport – exhibiting miniature horses. He has distinguished himself, winning competitions at both regional and world championship levels. The world of miniature horses, also known as “minis,” does not involve riding the…

Houston mosque, church partner with nonprofit to give 10,000 meals to those experiencing homelessness

Members of the local mosque partnered with a church and a non-profit Saturday to help feed Houston residents experiencing homelessness.

According to a press release, members of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Houston partnered with their neighbors at Life Path Church to pack 10,000 meals for those experiencing homelessness and in need of a hot meal, along with international nonprofit, Rise Against Hunger.

Congregations join forces to beautify, edify neighborhoods

Lindsay Peyton, Correspondent, Houston Chronicle By planting trees in the neighborhood, members of Lifepath Church hope something even deeper takes root. Trees not only beautify the neighborhood, says Pastor Rich Reaves, they increase green space, providing a valuable way to care for the environment. It all boils down to spreading love, Reaves said. And in…

Houston Bohras Launch “Happy Nests” Initiative to Reduce Plastic Waste

Volunteer moms from the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Houston recently launched Happy Nests, the local chapter of a global initiative to reuse and upcycle plastic that would otherwise accumulate in landfills, and to generate awareness about the damage plastic does to the environment. It is a widely-known fact, that out of all the plastic we…

Dawoodi Bohras “Rise Against Hunger” In Partnership With Life Path Church

December 15, 2020 Over 90 volunteers from both faiths unite to provide 20,000 meals for vulnerable people On Sunday, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Houston partnered with Life Path Church to host a “Rise Against Hunger” event in which over 90 volunteers assembled to pack 20,000 meals for local homeless and hungry people. The Dawoodi…