Let’s Walk for Diabetes!
Raising awareness & funds for diabetes for Diabetes UK because effects of diabetes are widespread & far reaching The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Leicester is raising awareness & funds for diabetes for Diabetes…
Anjuman-e-Saifee is the Leicester branch of the Dawoodi Bohra community. The Dawoodi Bohras are a sub-sect of Shia Islam, with a worldwide population of roughly one million people. The Dawoodi Bohra community is well known for its philanthropic efforts, including the construction of hospitals and schools, community restoration projects, and renovations to Islamic landmarks. The spiritual and temporal head of the Dawoodi Bohra community is the 53rd Dai-al-Mutlaq, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin (TUS).
Dawoodi Bohras mostly originate from the North West Indian state of Gujarat. Their name, ‘Bohra’ comes from the Gujarati word ‘vohra’ which means trader; for the community essentially was then and remains to this day a business community although a substantial number are now professionals in various fields.