Meeting Captain Australia on his Big Walk

On Saturday, March 19th, children from the Melbourne Dawoodi Bohra community  interacted with Captain Australia Simon Harvey, a 51 year old cancer survivor, and congratulated him on his BIG Walk from Brisbane to Melbourne. They also took the opportunity to donate to the Kids’ Cancer Project, a cause which Simon seeks to support through this initiative.

Dawoodi Bohras of Sydney Organise Christmas Toy Drive

The Dawoodi Bohra community in Sydney held the Anjuman-e-Burhani Christmas Toy Drive in partnership with the Salvation Army. The drive helped collect toys for the lesser privileged children in Western Australia during the Christmas Season.  Members of the Salvation Army were excited to collaborate with the community and spread smiles on the faces of young…

Dawoodi Bohras of Melbourne Celebrate Australia Day 2021

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Melbourne celebrated Australia Day 2021 by conducting a flag-hoisting ceremony in compliance with government regulations of social distancing. The ceremony was attended by Mr Peter Dimarelos from the city council who was impressed by the community’s activities in Melbourne and deeply held belief of patriotism as prescribed in a prophetic…

Auckland Dawoodi Bohras Mark Eid al Adha by Serving Meals

The Dawoodi Bohras of Auckland collaborated with ‘Feed the Homeless Auckland’, a Samaritan organization, to feed nearly 150 homeless people living in the Auckland City Center area.  As the community observed the occasion of Eid al Adha – a festival that denotes a celebration or feast – community members celebrated by serving a three course…

Auckland Dawoodi Bohras Contributes to ‘Give a Kid a Blanket’

The Dawoodi Bohras of Auckland contributed to the cause of providing winter clothes and blankets to children and families in need by arranging a donation drive. They collaborated with NGO Give a Kid a Blanket in order to distribute the collected items in their appropriate locations. ‘Give a Kid a Blanket’ began in 2015 as a community-led initiative lead…

Dawoodi Bohras of Melbourne Celebrate Republic Day of India

On January 26th 2020, representatives from the Dawoodi Bohra community in Melbourne joined dignitaries at the Consulate General of India to celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day. Officials from the Consulate General welcomed guests to the function, including students, businessmen and prominent members of the Indian community in Melbourne. Each year, the Consulate General encourages all…