The Social Peace and Welfare Trust, Corlim, Old Goa came
to the aid of the daily wage earners in and around Old Goa with the help of Old
Goa police since March 26. Till date the trust has served more than 100
families with essential goods sufficient for a week besides serving cooked food
to those who have no means to cook food.
The daily wage earners
were suffering for want of essential goods/commodities in various areas of Old
Goa. Hence the trust was formed to help needy labourers stranded in their
rented rooms and have no means for survival in PDA Colony, Carambolim, Mangado
areas of Old Goa.
The group contacted the Old Goa police and started the
social work of distributing essential commodities enough for a week to each
family and those who do not have means to cook in their rooms.
The trustees vowed to continue this social gesture and
serve the daily wage earners till the lockdown is withdrawn. The
residents of Old Goa namely Imam Naikodi, Hassan Muzawar, Hussain Walikar,
Azharuddin Padgi, Sadakat Naikodi, Irshad Mulla and others, came together when
they saw the plight of the daily wage earners and decided to serve the
While in Alto-Betim area, where the construction of the
High Court and other buildings is in progress nearly 150 to 200 construction
workers are stranded as they have no means to travel to their native places.
They are being looked after by the local MLA and former Revenue Minister, Rohan
Khaunte through his political supporters.
A rickshaw loaded with rice, dal and other essential
commodities were distributed to these daily wage workers by the MLA and NGOs.
The daily wage earners are willing to leave the state
immediately and join their families but there is no means of transport,
revealed Reyaz a labour contractor.
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