Rahim Jivraj

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Rahim Jivraj
Town of birth
  • Babra
Country of birth
  • British India
Place of Death
  • Nairobi
Place of longest stay
  • Nairobi
Profession or occupation carriedout for the longest period in life
  • Produce Merchant
Where-City or Country
  • Kenya

Born in Babra

Rahim Bhai came to Africa in 1913 from Babra, India, with his brother Karim, first to Mozambique, then moved to Kisumu, Kenya, finally settling in Nairobi.

"Then there were others like Rahim Jivraj, who built the present-day Parklands Jamat Khana in Nairobi."

WHAT WALL PLAQUES TELL US ABOUT THE KHOJA CIVIC SOCIETY by Sultan Somjee June 2019