In conjunction with the G.O.A., free diabetic checks have been available at the Goan Festivals. In view of the large number of diabetics within the community, we have been encouraging all to reduce sugar intake by avoiding the serving of pre-sweetened beverages at various social gatherings and by...
When sudden and short-term events threaten to make a family homeless, GWS steps in to provide financial help for necessities until the situation is resolved. It would be useful if we could call upon volunteers who are fluent in English and Konkani to help as interpreters.
Dealing With Dementia
GWS has provided advice with Care Packages and deal with Social Services. Where necessary we arrange for visits to members of the Community who are in Care Homes. We would like more volunteers, especially medical professionals to come forward and help in an advisory capacity.
The Goan Welfare Society (GWS) was founded in March 1983 to provide limited assistance to Goans living in the UK. The Charity operates as an autonomous body with its own membership and raising its own funds.