Dawoodi Bohra Vancouver Women & Girls In Science Event

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver hosted a virtual conference in February 2021 to mark the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science.  The fun and informative 30-minute session raised awareness among young Bohra girls aged 7 – 14 of the incredible career opportunities in STEM. Farheen Taqee and Naima Munir had the…

The Dawoodi Bohras of Vancouver host the Consul General of India to discuss shared culture, values, and local priorities

The Dawoodi Bohras of Vancouver organized a virtual meeting with the Honorable Consul General of India Shri Manish ji, and Honorable Consul Shri H. Venkatachalam ji, on Thursday February 4th, 2021, at 3:00pm. Following welcome and introductions, Janab Aamil Saheb Sheikh Huzeifa bhai Aftab (Hamid) spoke about Bohra culture and values, and the spread of…

Dawoodi Bohras observe Ashara Mubaraka from home during coronavirus pandemic

Aileen Zangouei yorkregion.com The Dawoodi Bohras, a group of Shia Muslims from across York Region and the GTA, have adapted their Ashara Mubaraka commemorations due to COVID-19. Ashara Mubaraka is marked as one of the most significant events in the Bohra calendar; before the pandemic, it was a period that would bring Bohras together for spiritual reflection. …

Dawoodi Bohras Muslim group helping families, front-line staff in York Region communities

Project Rise is a year-round initiative, which was enhanced during the coronavirus pandemic Aileen Zangouei YorkRegion.com   The Dawoodi Bohra community, a group of Shia Muslims from across Markham, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch Stouffville, Vaughan and Toronto, have been donating food and supplies to help people in need and front-line workers through the coronavirus pandemic.  According…