Valabhai M Nazarali
|Count Valabhai M Nazarali|
|Place of birth||Dar es Salaam|
|Country of birth||Tanzania|
|Place of longest stay||Dar es Salaam|
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