Valabhai M Nazarali

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Count Valabhai M Nazarali
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Town of birth
  • Dar es Salaam
Country of birth
  • Tanzania
Place of longest stay
  • Dar es Salaam
Parents
Siblings

Born in Dar es Salaam


"In 1905 the Ismailis, with a donation from V. Nazerali, established a library in Zanzibar, and subsequently they built libraries wherever they formed a sizeable community.

The Rise And Fall of Philanthropy in East Africa- The Asian Connection by Robert G. Gregory (pg 103)

"In 1905 three businessmen-V. Nazerali, Alnoor Kassum, and Patalai Vellani-pooled their resources to build the first lsmaili School and Library in Zanzibar."

The Rise And Fall of Philanthropy in East Africa- The Asian Connection by Robert G. Gregory (pg. 114) S G Mehta interview


Photos Courtesy of Shaukat A. Jaffer of Minnesota


"I used to visit my father-in-law, V.M. NAZERALI on his sisal estate in the Moshi area regularly" Al-Nur Kassum - Africa's winds of Change