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October 2012 - Welwitschia Welfare Centre
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The Forgotten Community

The Forgotten Community; The African Portuguese Speaking Community The first African Portuguese Speaking refugees and migrants started to arrive in the UK twenty four years ago as a refugees and asylum seekers. They were Angolan nationals. It is estimated that they are about 20000 Angolan living in London and elsewhere in the UK. At the beginning of the 1990’s…

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The Importance of Health Promotion

The concept of health promotion builds on a social and cultural understanding of health and illness. Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health through advocacy and intersectoral action. health education can be understood as a component of helath promotion. Health promotion and education both aim at improving access to health related information…

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is an incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse( psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality. This includes issues of concern to black and minority ethnics communities such as socalled honour killings.   Now the first question we would like to…

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The Youth Issue

At one community event a young Angolan asked the panel; I would like to know from the Panel what is the future for us Angolan youth in the UK? He was not given a correct answer. For me He was absolutely right in asking that question. There are 100 of 100 young people in our community who do not…

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WWC is Making a Difference and Working in Partnership

Her at WWC, we are committed to helping our clients, members and community as a whole to move forward, to overcome barries that prevent them from improving their lives. We belive in forging partnership with funders and other voluntary community organisations. Voluntary community organisations like WWC play a vital role in delivering services and providing resources to the community…

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The Reason of WWC Existence

English Version The Reason of Our Existence She e e e e e….. Young man do not talk about politics, Aunt Chica already warned! It is true , here at the Welwitschia Welfare Centre we do not talk about politics. We are not politicians either. Our work is a charitable work without profit. We are only interested in welfare…

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New Immigration Rules October 2012

As previously announced, a number of changes to the Immigration Rules came into effect on 1 October 2012. New Rules now apply for extending your visa If you are applying to extend your visa under the points-based system, all working and student routes, visiting routes, long residency routes and discharged HM Forces and UK ancestry routes, new rules will…

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