Bwa Kwaib - national flower of Dominica 

What we do

In undertaking DUKA's Objectives,  DUKA can exercise a number of powers, such as:

  • The employment of persons to supervise, organise and carry out DUKA's the work.

  • The establishment of local branches, whether autonomous or not.

  • Arrange conferences of representatives of voluntary organisations, Government departments, statutory authorities and individuals.

  • Carry out or promote the undertaking of research, surveys and investigations and publication of the results.

  • Arrange and participate in arranging and holding of exhibitions, meetings, lectures, classes, seminars and training courses.

  • Collect and disseminate information on all matters relevant to the Objects and exchange such information with bodies having similar objects or interests.

  • Assist in the provision of medical care and facilities for the under privileged and destitute

  • Provide homes to cater for long or short stay periods of convalescence, recuperative holiday and day care for the infirm and elderly.

  • Initiate, promote and arrange educational exchange visits among students and others, meetings, courses, conferences and other educational functions and to provide educational equipment and supplies.

  • Undertake, execute, manage or assist any charitable trusts

  • Arrange for the writing, production and circulation of books, periodicals, papers, films or audio-visual materials.

  • Purchase, on lease, hire or acquire and manage any property or buildings

  • Sell, let, mortgage, dispose of property or assets of the Association.

  • To borrow or raise money for the objects, raise funds and accept contributions by way of subscriptions, covenant or gift aid and otherwise

  • Invest money not immediately required.