The Dawoodi Bohra community of the Greater Vancouver Area coordinated a Canada-wide Bohra effort to collect supplies and financial donations to support ongoing relief efforts in aid of communities severely impacted by the recent floods in lower mainland BC.
Thirty members of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver recently partnered with the City of Surrey’s Releaf Tree Planting programme to plant 15 trees at the Hazelnut Meadows Community Park.
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver was honored to host the Consul General of India to Vancouver, Mr. Manish, at their community center Saifee Markaz. The Consul General was accompanied by his colleagues, Consul Mr. Rahul Negi and Consul Mr. Manjish Grover.
Mustafa Raja, the 14-year old tennis champion from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver, was recently crowned victor of the Tennis British Columbia Provincial 5-Star 14-and-Under Championships in both the singles and doubles category, winning both tournaments without dropping a set.
Mr. Ahmed Medina, a representative of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver, joined community leaders across Canada last month to participate in a virtual meeting with the High Commissioner of India, His Excellency Shri Ajay Bisaria, who is based in Ottawa.
Men, women and children of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver marked this year’s Canada Day by raising the flag, singing the National Anthem in English and French, and remembering the lost indigenous children.
Mustafa Murtuza Raja – a teenager from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver – won the British Columbia 3-Star Under-14s tennis tournament held at the BC Tennis Hub in Richmond last month.
Volunteer ladies from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver recently launched Happy Nests, a global Dawoodi Bohra initiative to reuse and upcycle plastic materials that would otherwise be trashed. The campaign also seeks to raise awareness of the damage that plastic is doing to the environment. The campaign involves thinking of creative ideas to ensure…
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver yesterday hosted a virtual conference entitled #ChooseToChallenge to mark International Women’s Day. Around 50 local Bohras from a range of professions gathered to celebrate and honor women, while acknowledging that every woman faces her own unique set of challenges. The speakers included: Zarina Dairkee, a talented crocheter who donates…
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…