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55 youngsters coached in football

55 youngsters coached in football

Ganv Bhavancho Ekvott organised a football coaching camp for children aged below 14 years from the twin villages of Chandor-Cavorim and Guirdolim. In all 55 children were trained in the game that is a favourite amongst Goans. These included 44 boys and 11 girls and in future one can expect an all ladies football team from here. The children were coached by four licensed coaches namely Agostine Antao who is holding ‘A’ license, Prajot Shirodkar having ‘C’ license and Avelino Dias having ‘D’ license and Remedian Noronha having ‘D’ license specially to focus on the girls undergoing training. Besides there were 10 others contributing as support staff and some of them were GBE members. All the coaches were provided by Goa Football Development Council...

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GBE helps needy persons

GBE helps needy persons

Though faced with the hardships of the pandemic and the ensuing norms that prohibit gatherings, Ganv Bhavancho Ekvott continued its work of helping the residents of Chandor, Cavorim and Guirdolim by helping three truly needy people. What is truly appreciable about this activity is that the entire sum of Rs. One lakh distributed to the needy three was from contributions made by members who have also committed to contribute more so that life is as normal as possible for these persons. In the first place a cheque for Rs. Fifty thousand was given to a lady from Guirdolim who is undergoing chemotherapy at the moment for cancer of the uterus. In the second place a cheque of Rs. Twenty Five thousand was presented to Edkar Shirodkar whose hip was crushed at Sawantwadi...

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Christmas Party organised for Senior Citizens

Christmas Party organised for Senior Citizens

After a sabbatical last year due to the pandemic Ganv Bhavancho Ekvott held a Christmas party for senior citizens on 19th December and for the first time it was held at Mushroom Garden, Guirdolim. The 233 senior citizens enjoyed it very much thanks to the entertainment arranged by Anthony Pereira. While Jalin provided the music on keyboards, GBE members Domingos Cardoso, William alias Willy Mendes, Lindarifa and Domnic Mendes sang songs. In fact Domnic, Anthony Pereira and Willy even sang a trio at the party competed by Jaret da Silva. Some senior citizens led by Doming from Guirdolim also sang songs. Neri/Patush, Agnelo/Eulalia, Hipolito/Benu and Joazinho/Ida danced to the music. Santa Claus distributed sweets sponsored by Emperor Chocolates, Sirlim while...

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Successful Blood Donation Camp

Successful Blood Donation Camp

Ganv Bhavancho Ekvott in association with Chandor Seamen’s Association organized a blood donation camp at Chandor today where 29 pints of blood were collected while 11 potential donors were rejected. Dr Ravin Rego of the Hospicio Blood Bank who led the team said the blood donation camp has come at the right moment as presently the blood bank was in dire need of blood and also applauded the organizers for getting such a high number of donors. Various reasons were attributed to the persons who could not donate blood with most of them rejected for low haemoglobin count while there was one case of a boy having very high haemoglobin count. Dr Rego was assisted by three lab technicians one attendant and the driver who also assisted in getting the equipment specially...

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GBE donates convex mirrors, water filter

GBE donates convex mirrors, water filter

Ganv Bhavancho Ekvott keeping with its motto of making life easier for the people gave five convex mirrors to the Chandor Cavorim Village Panchayat and a water filter to the Andanwadi for use of the tiny tots visiting it. The convex mirrors will be installed at places where there are sharp turns so that oncoming traffic can be viewed to avoid accidents and Chandor Cavorim Sarpanch Edward D’Silva thanked GBE for donating the mirrors. GBE also donated a water filter to the anganwadi where around 20 tiny tots come every day so that they can now drink good quality water instead of relying on the PWD supplied water only. Significantly, the need for water filter was enunciated in the Gram Panchayat Development Plan prepared by the Village Development Committee as...

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Christmas Party for Senior Citizens

Christmas Party for Senior Citizens

Ganv Bhavancho Ekvott held its annual Christmas Party for Senior Citizens of Chandor, Cavorim and Guirdolim village at the Guirdolim Club premises on Goa Liberation Day with around 200 senior citizens participating. Well known musician from the village Cypriano who is also the choir master in the church entertained the senior citizens with his troupe that included top performers in the Voice of Goa contest over the years. The senior citizens actively participated in the ‘Bombing the Cities’ game organized for them which was finally won by Michael Gomes who lives in the Home for the Aged at Cotta which is run by St Vincent de Paul Society. They were served vegetable sandwich and vegetable soup first and later provided with lunch that was served individually to...

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