Category Archives: Ohio

Ohio Bohras “Choose to Refuse” Single-Use Plastic

Plastic pollution is affecting the whole earth, including mankind, wildlife, and aquatic life. Every year, tonnes of plastic are dumped into the ocean.  As plastic doesn’t dissolve, it remains in the water thereby hampering its purity.  It also causes harm to aquatic animals which consume it as a food and eventually die.  When humans dump…

Ohio Dawoodi Bohras Conduct Clean Up Drive In Miamisburg, Ohio

Members of the Dawoodi Bohra communities residing in Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati, Ohio got together in early April to undertake a clean-up of Ferndown Drive in Miamisburg, Ohio. The clean-up was undertaken in association with Keep Montgomery County Beautiful, which works to improve the local environment through litter prevention and the beautification of the neighborhood,…

Dawoodi Bohras of Ohio: Celebrating International Day of Women

Dawoodi Bohra women around the world have excelled in various fields, including as researchers, educators, professionals, and businesswomen. This is in large part testament to the strong encouragement for women to achieve excellence in their respective fields provided by  the Dawoodi Bohra Spiritual Leader, His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin. This International Women’s Day, the…

Dr Nakeya Dewaswala-Bhopalwala reflects on her experience on the frontline against COVID-19

Nakeya Dewaswala-Bhopalwala is an Internal Medicine resident at the University of Miami Palm Beach Regional Consortium, a researcher at the Mayo Clinic, and a cardiovascular disease fellow at the University of Kentucky. She is also the creator of Medicawesome, a website designed to be a resource for students in medical school. Reflecting on her journey…

U.S. SENATOR DICK DURBIN ADDRESSES THE MIDWEST DAWOODI BOHRAS 2020 CENSUS & ELECTORAL REGISTRATION CONFERENCE

29 September 2020 The Dawoodi Bohras of the Midwest – comprising communities from Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis and Columbus, Ohio – hosted a virtual conference this month on the importance of the 2020 Census and Voter Registration. Love of one’s country is an integral part of the Dawoodi Bohra faith.  As patriotic Americans, Bohras from across…