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Volunteers Collect Tonnes of Waste on World Cleanup Day

Dawoodi Bohra community members in Sharjah collect 2 tonnes of waste on World Cleanup Day

This story was reported in Khaleej Times on September 18. Communities and Corporates in the UAE joined hands to collect tonnes of waste on the eve of World Cleanup Day on Saturday. The Dawoodi Bohras community in Sharjah on Sunday announced that its volunteers collected approximately two tonnes of waste on the occasion of World…

Dawoodi Bohra Volunteers Across the UAE Help Recycle One Ton of E-waste 

Dawoodi Bohra Community volunteers in the UAE collect One ton of E-waste on World Cleanup Day

This story was reported by Gulf News on September 19. Around 500 Dawoodi Bohra volunteers in Dubai joined hands to undertake an e-waste recycling and clean up drive at five locations in and around community centres in Al-Qusais and Warqa neighbourhoods. The community conducted a clean-up drive on September 17 and 18 in a bid…

Sultan al-Bohra Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin Arrives in Kuwait to Commemorate the Occasion of Arbaeen

This story has been reported by Arab Times on 14th September 2022 and on 17th September 2022. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin arrived in Kuwait on the 14th of September 2022 from Cairo, Egypt to commemorate the occasion of Arbaeen, which falls on the 16th of September. Arriving under the high level protocol as ‘State Guest’, Syedna…

Dawoodi Bohras of the Middle East Mark World Cleanup Day 2021 by Mobilising Volunteers Across the Region

World Cleanup Day is the largest one-day civic action to engage volunteers across 180 countries emphasising the global waste management issue and its impact on the environment.

This World Cleanup Day, The Dawoodi Bohras of the Middle East undertook multiple cleanup and awareness drives across different locations as part of Project Rise, the community’s global philanthropic arm and in keeping with the United Nations’ Sustainable Goals agenda.

Ambassador of India in Bahrain visits Bohra Masjid Al Burhani

His Excellency, Indian Ambassador Piyush Srivastava visited the Dawoodi Bohra Masjid Al Burhani Complex in Manama accompanied by Third Secretary Mr. Ihjas Aslam, Mrs. Monica Srivastava, and Mrs. Sadiya Machingal. The dignitaries were welcomed by the Dawoodi Bohra community head in Bahrain Mr. Mustafa Zakavi and Mrs. Insiyah Zakavi.

Dawoodi Bohras across the Middle East mark World Environment Day 2021

Abu Dhabi, UAE It's Time for Nature!

Add Your Heading Text Here عالمنا ، اهتمامنا  Our Planet, Our Responsibility!   Sustainability and preservation lie at the core of the Dawoodi Bohra ethos. By launching various proactive campaigns throughout the year, ranging from cleanliness drives, bird conservation programs to curbing food wastage, the community has always sought to advocate awareness & action when…

A Virtual Get-Together of Dawoodi Bohra Women Doctors of Dubai

A Virtual Get-Together of Dawoodi Bohra Women Doctors of Dubai

Women doctors from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Dubai held an interactive virtual session where doctors, nurses and other professionals from the medical field huddled together in a meeting where they discussed a wide range of issues related to the pandemic and shared their experiences and the effects it had on their individual lives.   …

Covid Safety drive in Dubai

Community members in Dubai initiated a Covid compliance and awareness campaign to support Dawoodi Bohra owned businesses by conducting visits to their premises. Shop owners were provided with quick observations and assessments on Covid-19 compliance and adherence. The objective of the drive was to urge community members to observe all Covid-19 precautions with diligence and…