The Pakistan Welfare Association (PWA) is one of Slough’s longest established community organisations. It was first associated with and supported by Slough Borough Council as long ago as 1962. PWA has survived as an organisation for over 57 years, despite the many challenges it has faced, this bears testimony to its resilience and durability, more importantly, it reflects the value it has provided at various times for the Pakistani community.
In the 2011 Census, the Pakistani community at 24,869 was the largest ethnic minority group in Slough representing 17.74% of the population. A community that has faced many hardships across almost five generations in Slough.It is well documented that a community’s identity is multifaceted. The Pakistani community that has made Slough its home has played an important role in the social, economic, environmental and political life of Slough’s rich fabric. As an organisation, PWA has endured, developed and grown despite reduced funding opportunities and the impact of austerity on both it’s community and as an organisation. The long term objectives of PWA are to:
At PWA we have a fully functional NADRA Setup, where you can access any standard NADRA Service, whether it’s a new NICOP or renewal of an existing ID.
In order to facilitate our community and to save their time, at Pakistan welfare authority we are offering thorough help & support on PHC matters,
At PWA our Coronavirus Response Team has taken the initiative and kickstarted a relief food distribution campaign with the help & support of our generous donors.
At PWA we have successfully initiated many community initiatives whether its raising awareness on any local or global issue or helping any particular section.
If you have a situation, we are unsure of your legal rights or your legal standing, feel free to contact us and our team of legal experts will be happy to advice you.
Over the years, PWA has raised funds not for many projects such as feeding elderly people and arranging food during Covid are few of our success stories.
We have successfully held many cultural events over the years such as Pakistan Day Celebrations, Eid Milan Party, Meena Bazaar, Pothwari Poetry Events etc.
We do offer help, guidance & support on broad range of matters whether it’s to do with local councils, government bodies or some financial institutions.