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…

Detroit Dawoodi Bohras Mark World Food Day With 3rd Annual Drive-Thru Food Pantry

To mark World Food Day 2022, the Dawoodi Bohras of Detroit held their annual drive-thru food pantry to support local families in conjunction with community partners, C.A.R.E.S. in Farmington Hills and Farmington Public Schools. This year, the Dawoodi Bohras of Detroit acknowledged that, as food insecurity increases, it is even more important to make it…

Detroit Teachers Share What Inspires them to be Educators

To mark the United Nations’ World Teachers’ Day, we asked two esteemed teachers from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Detroit what inspired them to take up the profession and how they maintain their passion for teaching.  Hasan Khamusi (Photographed above), a long term member of the Detroit community, has been teaching students for over 37…

Chicago Dawoodi Bohras Host Women Entrepreneurs Expo

Attendees at a seminar during the Women Entrepreneurs Expo

Earlier this month, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Chicago hosted Mashtal, a women entrepreneur’s expo, at their masjid complex in Willowbrook, Illinois. The word “mashtal” means “nursery” and “bohra” is the Gujarati word for “traders.”  The expo was designed to nurture  the business ventures of Dawoodi Bohra women, enabling them to market and grow their…

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…