History

Before 1947, Late Haji Muhammad Dawji Dadabhai during his stay at Culcatta, was impressed with the activities of the Memon Welfare Society for their community and decided to do something for our community. First discussion was done in marriage function of Ibrahim Muhammad Patel at Bardoli, then after he came to Surat and he had taken views and opinions of Dr. Kazi, Mr. Unia, Mr. Ibrahim Patel, Ahmed Seth Botawala etc. about possibility of initiating such activities for our community. On 02-03-1947, an informal meeting was held at Kosamba on invitation of Mr. Ibrahim Patel in which total 86 people were present. On 08-06-1947, a formal meeting was held at Hathuran for discussion about constitution of the Suratee Sunni Vohra Muslim Education Society in which 228 people were present.

Constitution Committee

1.
Seth Miya M. I. Kikibhai - Variyav
2.
Mr. Ibrahim Muhammad Patel - Bardoli
3.
Dr. M.E. Kazi - Kosamba
4.
Mr. Suleman Uniya - Navsari (Piraman)
5.
Mr. Aazam Ahmed Ismail - Rander
6.
Mr. Ibrahim Ahmed Jiva -Surat
7.
Mr. Suleman Ismail Matadar - Kapodara
8.
Mr. Musa Yusuf bana - Tadkeshwar
9.
Mr. Ibrahim Ahmed Khote - Kholvad

Basic Workers

Sr. No.
Name
Village
1.
Haji Muhammad Davji Dadbhai
Surat
2.
Mr. Ahmed Yusuf Botawala
Rander
3.
Dr. M.E. Kazi
Kosamba
4.
Mr. Ibrahim Muhammad Patel
Kosamba
5.
Mr. Sulemanbhai Uniya
Navsari
6.
Mr. Muhammad Ismail Kikibhai
Surat
7.
Mr. Ibrahim Yusuf Botawala
Rander
8.
Haji Muhammad Hashim Patel
Darmahuda
9.
Mr. Ibrahim Muhammad Dadabhai
Mota Varachha
10.
Mr. Ibrahim hasanji Mulla
Surat
11.
Haji Yusuf Ismail Patel
Hathuran
12.
Haji Muhammad Kadva Patel
Mahuvej
13.
Mr. Gora Muhammad Yusuf Kotwal
Bodhan
14.
Mr. Aaref Muhammad Nakhuda
Rander
15
Mr. Muhammd Ibrahim Nana
SImlak
16.
Haji Suleman Asmalji Matadar
Kapodara
17.
Mr. Muhammad Ishak Uniya
Piraman
18.
Mr. Muhammad Kassimji Motala
Surat
19.
Mr. Ibrahim Ismail Patel
Alipor
20.
Mr. Daud Muhammad Lockhat
Kathor
21.
Haji Hashim Yusuf Mulla
Rander
22.
Mr. Ismail Fakir Mayat
Alipore
23.
Haji Musaji Aadamji Patel
Sava
24.
Mr. Nallabhai Khote
Kholvad
25.
Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Sidat
Kathor
26.
Mr. Ahmed Yakub Laher
Alipor

For the time being it was also decided to give priority to the education among the several aims and objects of th trust was provisions of scholarships for higher studies. In the first year scholarship to the tune of Rs. 5005/- were awarded and gradually with the awareness for the education developed and more and more demands arose with the grace of Almighty Allah the financial support of our farmers the need was satisfied. Late Dadabhai himself went to Burmah and South Africa to pursue the matter and for active involvement. Alhamdulillah the funds started to flow and the amount also continued to increase, the horizon of its activities also widened.

You can transfer your donation directly to following.

OUR FOREIGN BANK ACCOUNT
THE SURATEE SUNNI VOHRA MUSLIM EDUCATION SOCIETY
UNION BANK OF INDIA
STATION ROAD BRANCH, UNAPANI ROAD, SURAT
BANK SWIFT CODE : UBININBBSUR
SAVING BANK A/C. NO. – 311302010006567