Kuwait: KCWA, a premier Catholic Association, held its General Body Meeting on Friday, 28 August at the Indian Community School auditorium, Senior Branch, Salmiya. The meeting commenced at 6:30 pm with the opening prayer lead by Leena Fernandes. President, Albert Praveen Menezes heartily welcomed the gathering and expressed his gratitude towards all the members for their support, love and encouragement.
Various reports were presented and appreciated by all. Louis D’Costa and Deepak Andrade presented Minutes of the last GBM and activity reports respectively. Finance, membership and educational fund reports were presented by Steevan Misquith, Vijay D’souza and Reema D’Souza respectively. Cultural and Sports activity updates were presented by Satish Saldanha and Loyd D’Souza respectively. KCWA website and Facebook updates were presented by Rajesh Aranha. Monthi Fest programme details were presented by Harry Fernandes.
KCWA constitution amendment draft was presented by Steevan Misquith and Anil Fernandes and the same was approved by the members present. A lucky draw was held by Navin Mascarenhas for the members present at the venue. Allwyn D’Souza emerged as the lucky winner. KCWA spiritual director, Fr Noel D’Almeida lauded the works and achievements of KCWA. Visiting priest, Fr Claud Mascarenhas congratulated KCWA family for supporting the less fortunate in India as well as in Kuwait.
Steevan Rego delivered the vote of thanks followed by closing prayer. Vice president Freya Saldanha was the moderator. Alban D’Souza captured the event through his skills in photography. Steevan Misquith facilitated the Power Point presentation. Around 100 members and their families were present.