- Dawoodi Bohra community serve 150,000 meals daily in Dubai during Ashara Mubaraka congregations.
- Over 75,000 community members participated in the 10-day event, with 50,000 flying down from various countries.
- Thousands of Bohra volunteers, of all ages and genders, come together to provide lunch and dinner to attendees at multiple centers across the UAE.
- Menus carefully curated to cater to diverse tastes, highlighting the rich flavors of UAE’s cuisine.
- Local and international nutritionists consulted to ensure meals are delicious and nutritious.
- Tradition of eating in a ‘thaal’ encourages bonding among members and eliminates food waste.
- Embracing sustainability, the community adopts a Zero Food Wastage approach, distributing surplus food to those in need.
- The Dana Committee oversees food management to align with UAE’s “Year of Sustainability” initiative.
- Ashara Mubaraka congregations in the UAE contribute to the waste-to-energy initiative by converting organic waste into energy.
Ashara Mubaraka congregations
Dawoodi Bohra community has once again demonstrated its unwavering commitment to community service during the Ashara Mubaraka congregations held in Dubai. Over 75,000 community members, with approximately 50,000 flying down from various countries, gathered for the 10-day event, making it a remarkable display of unity and solidarity.
A noteworthy aspect of the congregations was the selfless dedication of thousands of Bohra volunteers, spanning across all ages and genders, who worked together to serve an astounding 150,000 meals daily to attendees at multiple centers across the UAE.
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Catering to the diverse tastes of the attendees, the menus were thoughtfully curated, showcasing the rich and vibrant flavors of the UAE’s cuisine. To ensure both delectable and nutritious meals, the community consulted with local and international nutritionists.
During the Ashara Mubaraka congregations, the Bohra community continued its tradition of eating together in a ‘thaal,’ a large round plate, promoting bonding among members and eliminating chances of food waste.
In line with the UAE’s focus on sustainability, the Dawoodi Bohra community embraced a Zero Food Wastage approach at its Mawaids (dining centers). Any surplus food was promptly distributed to those in need, reflecting a spirit of giving and compassion.
To oversee the efficient management of food and prevent wastage, the ‘Dana Committee’ was formed, aligning the community’s efforts with the UAE’s “Year of Sustainability” initiative.
Furthermore, the Ashara Mubaraka congregations contributed to the UAE’s waste-to-energy program, where organic waste generated during meals was converted into energy, making the event an environmentally conscious endeavor.
The Dawoodi Bohra community’s commendable commitment to community service and sustainability exemplifies their dedication to making a positive impact on society, reflecting the true essence of unity and compassion.