Category Archives: Seattle

Strides Towards Wellness: Seattle Bohras Embrace Fitness Journey

The Dawoodi Bohras of USA: In October 2023, the Seattle Bohras took strides towards wellness by launching an empowering walking challenge.

How setting ambitious fitness goals can lead to extraordinary accomplishments In October 2023, the Seattle Dawoodi Bohra community launched an empowering fitness initiative by organizing a walking challenge. The challenge brought together 53 participants, ages 11 to 80, over the course of the month. The group collectively logged an astonishing 12 million steps, averaging 400,000…

Seattle Bohras Unite for Greener Tomorrow

Seattle Bohras Unite for Greener Tomorrow with Kirkland Parks & Recreation, Police Sergeant, and Deputy Fire Chief.

On October 29th, 2023, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Seattle came together at Juanita Beach Park in Kirkland, Washington, to pay tribute to the environmental vision of their global faith leader, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin. Together with Kirkland Parks and Recreation, who worked diligently to provide a beautiful venue and coordinate logistics, the community…

United in Patriotism: The Dawoodi Bohras of Greater Seattle Celebrate Independence Day

The Dawoodi Bohras of USA: United in Patriotism: The Dawoodi Bohras of Greater Seattle Celebrate Independence Day

The Seattle 4th of July Parade, also known as the “Seafair Summer Fourth,” has been a longstanding tradition in the city. It has been celebrated annually for over seven decades, making it a cherished and time-honored event. This year, Kirkland’s Marina Park buzzed with a joyous celebration for the July 4th parade as the Dawoodi…

Walking for Water

Walking for Water

Every day, women and children worldwide spend 200 million hours fetching water, often from contaminated sources – a stark reality underpinning the critical need for safe and accessible water resources. The Dawoodi Bohras of Seattle came together recently to support Mariyah Khambati, a passionate grade 9 student and member of the youth board of Water1st…

Local Politicians Join Seattle Bohras’ for Ramadan Celebrations

A host of local dignitaries joined the Dawoodi Bohras of Seattle for their Iftaar dinner in celebration of Ramadan, including a state senator, government officials, city officials, law enforcement officers, and architects for the Bohras’ proposed masjid project. Guests gathered at the Dawoodi Bohras’ place of worship in Kirkland, Washington, and were warmly welcomed by…

Seattle Dawoodi Bohras Celebrate Local Graduates – Part Two

High school and college students everywhere have had to negotiate COVID and online classes in order to complete their studies.  In the second of a two-part series, we spoke to recent graduates from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Seattle about their experiences, dreams and reflections on the past two years. Nazneen Poonawala, High School Graduate…

Seattle Dawoodi Bohras Celebrate Local Graduates – Part One

High school and college students everywhere have had to negotiate COVID and online classes in order to complete their studies.  In the first of a two-part series, we spoke to recent graduates from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Seattle about their experiences, dreams and reflections on the past two years. Mariyah Haveliwala, Double Graduate in…

Seattle Bohras Cook Food for Homeless, Teach Kids About Food Production

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Seattle took action on several fronts this World Food Day to feed the hungry and unhoused, while supporting a local food producer.  Bohra volunteers donated canned and boxed food to the local branch of the Salvation Army to provide for the hungry and unhoused. Captain Christopher Kim, the Director of…

“A Unique Lens” – How the Pandemic Changed How These Seattle Graduates Approached Their Studies

We spoke to six recent university and high school graduates about their experiences of studying during the global pandemic.  Their answers hold lessons for us all. Khadija Haveliwala, Law School Graduate Khadija Haveliwala graduated from Seattle University School of Law. Throughout the last three years, I have learned to support others in a meaningful way…

Seattle Bohras Thank Local Teachers for Incredible Efforts During COVID19

As the 2020-2021 school year ends, the Dawoodi Bohras of King County, WA (Seattle) took advantage of loosened COVID19 restrictions to show their appreciation for the local teachers and the administrators who had demonstrated great dedication and hard work to educate, mentor and love our children every single day. Dawoodi Bohras families visited 10 schools…