·        Since 1993, KCWA’s Fund for Primary Education has been set up in 150 institutions under the Mangalore and Udupi dioceses, through Fixed Deposits to the tune of Rs. 1.8 Crores in total, and the interest generated from which facilitates books, school uniforms and other educational utilities.


·        Recognizing the significance of higher education, KCWA has made it possible for those who have the aptitude of scaling great heights but have limited means, by instituting a permanent Scholarship of Rs.10 lakhs in St. Joseph’s Engineering College, Vamanjoor, to educate two meritorious students from Mangalore diocese annually.


·        Apart from its main motto of providing for primary education for the less privileged, KCWA also understands an individual’s need of being able to have a foothold in society through equal opportunities. In this context, in the year 2000 KCWA has contributed towards the construction of Computer Centre at St. Agnes Special School and installation of peripherals for the physically challenged. This institution is being managed by the Apostolic Carmel Sisters at Bendore, Mangalore, and provides free computer training to deserving candidates.The 1st disabled student became the first paid computer instructor of the school, and several disabled students trained from the school have secured employment in government & financial institutions.


·        With the same inclination, KCWA contributed Rs. 5 lakhs towards sponsoring a classroom in the Navachetana School Project, managed by the Ursuline Franciscan Congregation at Venur. This school shelters and cares for the disabled children. KCWA disbursed Indian Rupees 6.5 Lakhs to setup the Anugraha School for Differently abled children in Bellary Diocese, Karnataka, India.


·        KCWA’s generosity has also been extended towards building of several educational institutions. Provided financial assistance of Indian Rupees 5 Lakhs million towards building a primary school at Kumbla through St. Monica Educational Institutions in Mangalore; Contributed Indian Rupees 10 Lakhs towards the Library block of the newly constructed St. Mary’s College Building in Bela, Kasargod District, Mangalore Diocese.


·        A Scholarship of Indian Rupees 8.5 Lakhs was distributed to 205 deserving University students of Mangalore and Udupi Dioceses to pursue higher education in 2012.KCWA has lent its hand to students with a vocational call, and contributed to school building projects as well as to Institutions like Manasa School for mentally challenged children and Seon Ashram, that are rendering self-less service to the unfortunate.Routed Indian Rupees 29 Lakhs towards various humanitarian needs.



KCWA members’ unwavering support has made it possible to brighten the lives of the unfortunate in the field of education and in living lives of dignity.


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1 comment

Ida Pinto June 21, 2016 at 8:27 am

Dear President and Members of the Kuwait Canara Welfare Association,
I want to thank you for sanctioning the amount for Ms. Leeta Welsy Aranha, Mangalore. A special thanks to Mr. Ronald Suares. May the almighty God Bless U and shower his blessings on all your association works.
Stay Blessed Always!

Thanks and Regards
Ida Pinto


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