Category Archives: San Francisco

Local Bohra Youngster Calls for Action on World Peace Day

Local Bohra Youngster Calls for Action on World Peace Day

Fremont, CA – Invited to speak at the annual United Nations (UN) International Day of Peace event with the East Bay Regional Parks, local Bohra youngster and 10th grader Mufaddal Bohri of the Fremont Dawoodi Bohra community shared his views on the deep emphasis Islam places on nurturing peace and steps everyone can take in…

A Triumph Together: Dawoodi Bohra Youngsters Hike White Mountain

A Triumph Together: Dawoodi Bohra Youngsters Hike to White Mountain Peak, California

Nearly 40 Dawoodi Bohra youngsters from throughout the US convened at Mohammedi Masjid in Fremont, California, to hike to the summit of White Mountain. This endeavor brought together men and women adventurers for a journey that would not only test their physical limits but also foster camaraderie and create lifetime memories. Nestled within the Inyo…

Dawoodi Bohras of Fremont Celebrate Eid ul-Fitr with Patriotism, Unity, and Community Service

Dawoodi Bohras of Fremont Celebrate Eid ul-Fitr with Patriotism, Unity, and Community Service.

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Fremont came together to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr at Mohammedi Masjid with a strong emphasis on patriotism, unity, and community service. The event was attended by esteemed state and local officials, congressional offices, and non-profit community partners. The event started with the raising of the US and California flags and young…

Homeschooling Mom and Entrepreneur: Farida Baxamusa

Farida Baxamusa Jhaveri is a mom of two girls, currently living in San Francisco, California with her family. A Geologist by profession and an adventurer at heart, Farida loves to be outdoors and enjoys playing with rocks and dirt along with doing hands-on projects and playing math card games with her daughters. In this blog, she shares answers to questions she is frequently asked and what motivates her to make the choices she makes, both for her children and her career as a businesswoman.

Farida Baxamusa Jhaveri is a mom of two girls, currently living in San Francisco, California with her family. A Geologist by profession and an adventurer at heart, Farida loves to be outdoors and enjoys playing with rocks and dirt along with doing hands-on projects and playing math card games with her daughters. In this blog,…

Dawoodi Bohras Support City of Fremont’s Giving Hope 2022 Initiative

Community Donates to Help Families This Holiday Season Fremont, CA – This holiday season many families in Fremont – particularly those with lower incomes – are feeling the stress of a post-COVID economy and rising costs, struggling to find ways to bring cheer to loved ones this time of year. Local Dawoodi Bohra community volunteers…

San Francisco Bohras celebrate UN International Day of Peace

Members discuss how to nurture peace, tolerance and harmony across cultures. Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community of San Francisco participated in the 2022 UN International Day of Peace event hosted by the East Bay Regional Park District.  Set at the beautiful Lake Chabot Regional Park, people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds came together…

Bay Area Bohras Pick up Litter and Beautify Old Canyon Road on World Cleanup Day

Project Rise volunteers of all ages from the Dawoodi Bohra community of San Francisco took to the street on Old Canyon Road in the Niles Area of Fremont to pick up cans, bottles, cigarette butts, and other trash throughout the neighborhood near Mohammedi Masjid. Bordered by the environmentally sensitive Alameda Creek, trash of all types…

Bay Area Dawoodi Bohras Continue Interfaith Effort to Support Local Homeless

As of January 2020, the last time such a census was taken, California had an estimated 161,548 people experiencing homelessness on any given day.  Furthermore, the most recent California Poverty Measure data show that about one in six Californians did not have enough resources to meet their basic needs.   Continuing an interfaith partnership that started…

Leveraging Summertime to Learn about Water and Wildlife Conservation

Dawoodi Bohra Kids Tour the Alameda Creek and surrounding Ponds Flowing past Masjid-e-Mohammedi, the home of the Dawoodi Bohras of Fremont, California, the waters of Alameda Creek have brought inspiring serenity to the Old Canyon Road neighborhood for generations.  Its miles of meandering trails for biking and walking touch the San Francisco Bay, providing residents…