ABOUT US

Saurashtra Patel Samaj, Canada Bringing our community together

Who Are We

In 1983, few Leuva and Kadwa Patel immigrant families, originated from the Saurashtra region of India came to Canada. In 1989, they established the Saurashtra Patel Samaj, Canada (SPSC). Owing to high influx of immigration, SPSC has grown to an organization having over 250 families across Canada.

The objectives of SPSC are to promote the common brotherhood, social uplift, social gathering, educational and cultural activities and to foster good relations with other communities.

The SPSC is based in Greater Toronto Area (GTA), has a distinct and diverse history. Its members have a common ancestral ties rooted to the Saurashtra region of India. Our members are quite a diverse mix - with those directly came from India and those that have transplanted themselves to Africa, the Caribbean or other parts of world before coming to Canada.

This association is organized for Canada's Saurashtra Patel Samaj families and their relatives to provide a common platform to promote social, cultural, educational and religious programs. The mission is to cultivate the spirit of self-esteem and ethical values across the community by maintaining high standard of morals in today's fast paced life. This can be achieved by social conventions, cultural programs, educational seminars and religious rituals.

Aims and objectives

  • Preserve and promote our Saurashtra culture and heritage.
  • Maintain commutation link so that our rich Indian culture/heritage is appreciated and individuals are able to adopt the best of both Eastern and Western cultures.
  • Provide a common platform for all members to interact collectively and casually to refresh our social bondages by organizing various social events.
  • Introduce creative activities to the community that will provide fun and entertainment for all ages.
  • Establish and maintain strong links between families in Canada to enhance our unity.
  • Celebrate the festivals of India by organizing various cultural and social events.
  • Provide moral and informational support to new Saurashtra Patel immigrants.
  • Recognizing the generation growth of our community in Canada, take initiatives to foster cross-culture appreciation and understanding.

  • Volunteer Team Member

    Smita Chapani Sanjay Makwana Atul Kantaria Manish Godhani Harsh kordia
    Smita Chapani
    President
    Sanjay Makwana
    Vice President
    Atul Kantaria
    Secretary
    Manish Godhani
    Treasurer
    Harsh kordia
    Youth Secretary
    Nilesh Zalawadia Daksha Dedakia Surabhi Patel Anand Detroja Kiran Makwana
    Nilesh Zalawadia
    Member
    Daksha Dedakia
    Member
    Surabhi Patel
    Member
    Anand Detroja
    Member
    Kiran Makwana
    Member
    Jay Ghadiya
    Jay Ghadiya
    Member