Bhanji Jiwa

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Bhanji Jiwa
Place of longest stay
  • Tanga

Born in

Brother
Full name Merali Jiwa
Child
Full name Jamal Bhanji Jiwa
Child
Full name Fatma Bhanji Jiwa
Child
Full name Janmohammed Bhanji Jiwa
Child
Full name Hassan Bhanji Jiwa
Child
Full name Shamshu Bhanji Jiwa

by Munira Jamal, Toronto, ON, November 27, 2011

Bhanji Jiwa my grandfather had four sons and a daughter (Jamal, Fatma, Janmohammed, Hassan and Shamshu)

Jamal - wife Sherbanu, children - Sadru, Malek, Gulshan and Farida. Business -Grocery store in Pangani

Fatma - husband Jafferali Dhanji Suleman, one child – Nasim. Business - Cloth store in Dar-es-salaam (later settled in Tanga in the 60's)

Janmohammed - wife Shirin, children - Zarina, Feroz, Roshan, Aziz, Farida, Yasmin, Sultan, Shamim, Anar, Riyaz, Amin and Karim. Their House No. 10 was visited by Prince Aly Khan who called it a boarding house! Business - Crockery store, later Central Restaurant

Hasan - wife Khatun. Children - Shiraz, Nasim, Tazim and Nazir. Business - Scrap yard

Shamshu - wife Saker, children - Munira, Salim, Zahur, Rubina. Business - Grocery store in the early 50's, then Auto Body shop/Used car dealer in the 60's.