Kokan Welfare Society – KUWAIT


 بِسۡمِ اللّٰہِ الرَّحۡمٰنِ الرَّحِیۡمِ

 Kokan Welfare Society (KWS) is founded in 2012 by Kokni Muslims residing inKuwait.  The motivation behind the formation of this association was to bring all the kokni people on a common platform and work together for the development and welfare of all people specially the people from Kokan region.

 Kokan Welfare Society is consisted of a body of General Members and an Executive Committee.  The General Body elected the Executive Committee of 17 members, of which 6 are Office Bearers.  The tenure of the Executive Committee is two years. To achieve its goals and to convene its activities the Executive Committee forms several Operational Cells. Every Operational Cell has its Convener, Co-Convener and adequate number of members.

 Every individual member is the strength of the Kokan Welfare Society. The policy, program and methodology of implementing its vision have been stipulated in its Constitution. Kokan Welfare Society is a registered association with the Embassy of India inKuwait.

 The Mission and the Vision:

To bring cohesive understanding among Kokni people living inKuwaitfrom all over the Kokan areas like Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri & Sindhudurg districts ofMaharashtra,Indiaat one platform for the development and welfare of the people.

The Objectives & Activities of the Society:

  •  Helping the needy Kokni community.
  • Creating education awareness among Kokni community.
  • Guiding and helping the people about various educational facilities available and admission procedures.
  • Helping economically weaker students to complete their basic education, thus strengthening the right to education (RTE) policy of the Government of India.
  • Helping the needy and enthusiastic students for higher education.
  • Guiding and helping people by showing about various employment opportunities available to them.
  •  Helping to build schools, colleges, professional institutes, vocational guidance centers, Community centers.
  • Helping the people affected by calamities and disastrous conditions.
  • To organize social get-together, artistic and literary activities, competitive and recreational sports.
  • To promote teaching of Islam in order to create an ideal community to foster brotherhood among human beings.
  • To act as a coordinating body for societies, associations from Kokan area operating inKuwait

 The Membership:

  1. The membership of Kokan Welfare Society is open to Kokan people residing inKuwait. Members may wish to contribute to the society The membership contribution is K.D. 12/- (Twelve) per person per year and a person who becomes paid member of Kokan Welfare Society shall be considered Kokan Welfare Society’s full member.
  2. All dependent family members of a full member shall be the dependent members.  However, if any adult member of the family wishes to become a full member can do so by applying for the membership.
  3. A full member shall have the right to attend the AGM of Kokan Welfare Society and to cast vote during elections, apart from other benefits. The members shall provide their inputs in decision making and extend their cooperation in the execution of the association’s programs.
  4. Any full member can become member of any Operational Cells of Kokan Welfare Society as per his interest and contribute in the Society achieve its goals.

The Motivation:

There is astounding power in unity and every individual member is an important component.  Striving together for a good cause as one body, with faith, confidence and responsibility will make deference.

For Membership (Societies & Individuals): please contact

  • Mr. Yacoub Solkar @ 60048102,
  • Mr. Taj Ahmed Khan @ 97213915


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