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…

Bohras Help to Combat Bushfires

Australia is going through one of its worst bushfire seasons on record, especially in the state of New South Wales. Ten million hectares of land have been burnt nationwide, hundreds of properties destroyed and scores of people dead. In this time of national emergency, Hakimi Trust, an organisation founded and operated by individual members of…

Interfaith Gathering Held at NSW Parliament

The Dawoodi Bohra Community in Sydney attended an interfaith gathering held at the NSW Parliament on the 15th of November 2019. Religious heads and representatives from the Muslim, Hindu, Jewish and Christian faiths were in attendance. The event was organised by the Indian Crescent Society of Australia (ICSOA) which works for diversity, tolerance and integration to discuss…

Auckland Bohras Host Neighbours for a Fun-filled Evening

The Dawoodi Bohras of Auckland hosted neighbours and nearby faith groups at their markaz, or community centre, for an enjoyable Sunday evening of conversation, laughter and delicious food. The event provided an informal setting in which the local Bohras could introduce others to their faith and traditions, while learning a little more about the cultures…

MP Chris Carter Pays Visit to Auckland Dawoodi Bohra Center

The Dawoodi Bohras of Auckland welcomed the Honorable Member of Parliament Christopher Joseph Carter at the community’s center to mark the auspicious occasion of Eid Milad al Nabi (birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed) on the 9th of November 2019.  The community’s scouts troop welcomed the honorable guest to the banquet hall where he participated in…