Dawoodi Bohra members of Mississauga were delighted to attend the third Interfaith Prayer Virtual Gathering hosted by Mayor Bonnie Crombie and the Interfaith Council of Peel. Honouring Canada’s Year of the Garden and the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, the theme of this year’s gathering was “Nurturing Diversity.”
On Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, young members of the Mississauga Dawoodi Bohra community planted over 80 trees to contribute to the City’s initiative to plant 1 million trees by 2032. Volunteers also spent two hours working hard to beautify a road near their masjid.
To commemorate Earth Day this year, the Dawoodi Bohras of Mississauga organized the Earth Day Challenge, an initiative aimed to encourage environmental stewardship and awareness among the 400-family-strong community.
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Mississauga hosted its first Cultural Exchange with the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The event was held at the Dawoodi Bohras’ Masjid in Mississauga to create awareness of the cultural traditions and values of the two communities through an art exhibition and a silent auction.
Ensuring the physical health and wellbeing of community members, neighbours, and broader society has been the central focus of the global Dawoodi Bohra community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dawoodi Bohras of Mississauga have played an active role in creating awareness about the efficacy of vaccines and striven to achieve 100% vaccination of its members. …