Portugal: Friends of Santa Cruz Association bets on social actions and work with young people – President

Lisbon, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – The president of the Friends of Santa Cruz Association (Adadsc), Joaquim Tavares, points out social actions and work with young people as well as the main activities of the organization, together with the organization of the Nhu Santiago festival.

To Inforpress, in Lisbon, the association’s leader said they work in “close collaboration” with the City Hall of Oeiras and the Union of Parishes of Carnaxide and Queijas, regretting the fact that activities “remained at a standstill” for two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our activity focuses mainly on the social side, trying to solve the problems of people who seek association, but we also work with young people, showing what is be Cabo Verdean in Portugal, encouraging them not to go the easy way,” he said.

According to Joaquim Tavares, they also work with children in the dance area, without forgetting the elderly, in order that they may know “they are not forgotten”, organizing lunches and dinners, for example and other activities.



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