Henna Asian Womenís Group is a community
based organisation that was set up over 25 years ago by Asian women
migrating from India, Pakistan and East Africa. We are based at the Abbey
Community Centre where we offer a range of multi-lingual
services and activities (Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati and Urdu).
We encourage Asian women to participate
in the various services we have on offer. Through this involvement ladies
who may otherwise be socially isolated are given the opportunity to engage
with like minded individuals with whom they may share certain customs,
values and attributes. Over time the group has built a strong
communication network, where they have developed friendships with one
another and respect for each otherís differences.
We hope to expand this service to bring
in more South Asian women of all ages groups and backgrounds. We have
added health to our programme of activities with the goal of raising
awareness and increasing physical and mental well being of this client
group. The majority of our services are free with a few that are highly
We hope to continue to attract new
members who are coming from abroad, and those that feel isolated and want
a place to meet new people. We aim to meet the present and changing needs
of this community.
offer a range of services and activities in Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati,
Punjabi and Urdu to support our members.