Mangalorean Konkans of Qatar came together in March 2008, to form the socio-cultural organization known as MANGALORE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (MCA) with the following objectives;

  • Bringing Mangalorean Konkani speaking people together under the umbrella of Mangalore Cultural Association (MCA) to help each other.
  • Maintain in touch with our culture by organizing cultural events such as by bringing Artists from India.
  • Providing basic educational support to the poorest of the poor in our homeland and their meals.
  • Organizing Family get together during holidays or any other convenient time.
  • Celebrate some of the Mangalorean Feasts to build a greater MCA family.
  • Encourage our youngsters in the field of sports.
  • Honour outstanding Mangaloreans for excelling in studies at school, sports or selfless service to the Mangalorean Konkani community in Doha

MCA Membership :
Any Mangalorean Konkani speaking is eligible to join as a member provided he is proposed by a member and second by the Managing Committee. The Managing Committee may reject any request for membership without giving any reason. The Life membership fee shall be as follows:
    a) Bachelor single membership : QR. 100/-

    b) Family membership : QR. 200/-

A member shall cease to be a member of the association should the member´┐Żs continuation with the association is detrimental to the general interest of the association or other members. All such decisions by the committee shall be by a majority vote and at least supported by one of the elected member.

The Patron of Mangalore Cultural Association is Blessed Mother Theresa!!!