Metro Detroit Bohras Organize E-Waste Drive On World Environment Day

On June 5, 2021 the Dawoodi Bohra community of Metro Detroit partnered with human-I-T to organize an electronic waste disposal drive on World Environment Day to responsibly collect electronic waste, or e-waste, for proper disposal or donation.  Donations will connect a family to technology, internet, or provide digital training while also diverting e-waste away from…

Collin County Bohras Double Down On Environmental Stewardship

Taking stewardship of the environment has been the focus of the Global Dawoodi Bohra Community, and the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County is no exception. This year, on the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, The Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County partnered with EarthX to take part in an interfaith initiative called “Sound the Call…

New York Bohra Physician Saves Referee From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dr. Mustafa Poonawala, a member of the Dawoodi Bohras of New York, was recently honored by the town of Oyster Bay, Long Island, for his efforts in helping save the life of a football referee who collapsed on the field during a game between East Meadow High School and Farmingdale High School. Dr. Poonawala recently…

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,…

Atlanta Public Health Professions Hold COVID Vaccine Information Session

Large-scale vaccination is the only way to eradicate COVID-19. Dawoodi Bohra communities worldwide have embraced the responsibility to get vaccinated as a means of protecting themselves and those around them. The community is striving for a 100% vaccination rate among its eligible members, urging every individual to get a vaccine once made available to them….

We Speak to Jewelry Entrepreneur Mariya Amijee of our Austin Community

Mariya Amijee traces her roots toHyderabad, India. She moved to the United States when she was 10 and spent most of her years in St Louis Missouri. In 2015, she moved to Austin, Texas, after her marriage and cites faith and society as two cornerstones that have bolstered her ambitions- in her own words, “they’re…

Atlantic Council Awards Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship to Jamila Yamani PhD

Jamila Yamani PhD, a member of the Dawoodi Bohras’ Woodlands community, has been named as a Women Leader in Energy Fellow by the Atlantic Council. The Atlantic Council is a Washington DC-based think tank and thought leader with expertise in multiple issues, but particularly the role of policy on a global scale.  This fellowship awarded…

US Congresswoman Norma Torres Visits Orange County/Inland Empire Masjid

US Congresswoman Norma Torres visited our masjid in the City of Ontario to meet with Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and the Inland Empire. We discussed our shared commitment to food security, upliftment, and community service. Dawoodi Bohra women also talked about their business enterprises and the support of the community in advancing their efforts….

Mayor Birney Celebrates Eid with Seattle Bohras 

City of Redmond, WA – Mayor Angela Birney joined community Greated Seattle-based members of the Dawoodi Bohras in an Eid al-Fitr virtual event on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Community members were both celebrating Eid and commemorating Memorial Day virtually, following restrictions set by State of Washington amidst Covid-19. The program began with the recitation of…

East Brunswick-based Muslims end Ramadan with mosque expansion groundbreaking

MyCentralJersey.com EAST BRUNSWICK – The Dawoodi Bohras congregation on Dunhams Corner Road marked two important events last week. On the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, the community broke ground on a 20,200-square-foot Masjid al-Zainy complex, or mosque, extension project that includes a new smart kitchen, madrash, or school, and recreation center. The project will cost…