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Welcome!

To the Brent Punjabi Association.

The Brent Punjabi Association was established in November 2010 by Mrs Joginder Kaur Kundhi (President and Founder Member), a senior member of the Punjabi community who has lived in Brent for over 30 years. She has a long history of charitable work in the local community, including working as a Citizens' Advocate with Brent Advocacy Concern and working as a volunteer (for over 14 years) with a local Asian Community Charity. Through being so deeply involved at the heart of the community for so long she became aware of some of the common issues faced by local elderly people, and identified the need for a group helping with the needs of the senior members of the Punjabi-speaking community. Brent Punjabi Association provide a venue in which members of the Punjabi-speaking community can get together, which helps them to stave off isolation and loneliness... Read More

Testimonials

  • Manjit
    Having attended the events at the Brent Punjabi Association (BPA), I have benefitted in many ways. I have been unwell, and suffering from depression. One of the Founder members introduced me to the BPA when it was in its early stages. I started to get out of the house more, meet more people and socialise. I have learnt to dance and to do Yoga exercises. Read More...
  • Kiranbhen
    Having attended the events at the Brent Punjabi Association (BPA), I have benefitted in many ways. Read More...
  • Joginder Kundhi
    In 1980, I was diagnosed with Cancer of the Larynx. After a long flight with the ‘Big C’, in 1990 I lost my voice box became depressed and suicidal. Struggling to find some light at the end of my own personal tunnel... I realised that we all have a choice: give-up or carry-on. I chose to carry-on and make a difference with my ‘Second Life’ and after learning to speak again using a silicon valve instead of a voice-box... Read More...
  • Themina
    I joined the Brent Punjabi Association early in 2013 after hearing about it from a friend. Each week we participate in a group dance which is enjoyable and up lifting. Other activities include Yoga, bingo, karaoke, singing and occasionally musical chairs! I have also learnt new things from the guest speakers who attend, such as the Community Police, the Mayor and make-up artists. Read More...
  • Sarita Chopra
    Most people don''t have the time to write letters of a complimentary nature, I am one of these people. However, I felt compelled to do just that with regards to the services of Brent Punjabi Associations.Last year, I noticed my mum, Sharda Klare gradually withdrawing from society and her health slowly declining. I guess she probably hit a turning point in her ... Read More...