Monday, February 27, 2017

Goa SocialArchives

HINDI HAIN HUM.... Promoting Hindi: one exam at a time

Annalie Gracias tracks how Rafia, a Hindi teacher for the last seven years decided to do her part to promote the language within the state More

CAVELOSSIM: A Tale of two cities..
CAVELOSSIM: A Tale of two cities..

Inacio Noronha narrates the rev of green, a project that brimmed with hope and potential More

Shaping lives locally and globally!

Rahul Chandawarkar meets Mrinmayee Thakur and Gabriella D’cruz of Global Shapers Panjim, who are determined to make their city and state a better place to live in… More





Come on Lyndon, let's Futsal

This 22-year old lad who lost his dream of being an aviation engineer, due to a mishap has not held himself back to go on to represent Goa at futsal and be a champion despite his physical disability. NESHWIN ALMEIDA tracks this gutsy lad More

 SERVING SILENTLY
SERVING SILENTLY

PIO ESTEVES treks to remote Deshnur village to find how Fr. Menino Gonsalves is making people from all religions spiritually stronger More

THIS CRUSADER HAS PETAL POWER

Rajendra Kerkar is a Man with a Mission to protect the flora and fauna in his beloved Goa. Jui Damle is in conversation with this brave crusader More



Farming  in the middle of concrete Panjim!
Farming in the middle of concrete Panjim!

Rahul Chandawarkar meets Candido Dias, chief promoter, Progressive Taleigao Farmers Club who leads 100 small farmers in keeping agriculture alive in concrete Panjim More

Goa’s Run for Hope and Homes

Tanya Pinto "gets into her track gear" to keep track of the race which keeps hope afloat More

IMPORTANCE OF MARINE ADVOCACY

Deepa George meets Aaron Savio Lobo, noted marine conservationist who believes in marine advocacy and wants to get people’s attention and action, in ensuring that we understand the importance of conserving our marine ecosystem. Fish yield and livelihood is dependent on that and ignoring it would be to our peril. More



Taking books  to the doorsteps  of children!
Taking books to the doorsteps of children!

RAHUL CHANDAWARKAR travels to the bylanes of Indiranagar, Chimbel to experience the magic of Bookworm’s Mobile Outreach Programme (MOP) More

Joe’s tryst with Bollywood

Joseph D’Costa has made himself known in Bollywood circles, while also releasing Konkani music CDs. PAUL CARVALHO meets the musician More

Re-use, Re-cycle and Reduce; the natural way

Inspired by her multi-talented mother Dr Suvarna Fonseca e Antao, a lecturer for 37 years at Carmel Higher Secondary, Nuvem, environmentalist and a homeopathy doctor who does voluntary service for Red Cross, Zuleika Juliet Antao took up the challenge to keep her backyard clean by using the naturally available products which can biodegrade any form of kitchen garbage. VIKANT SAHAY met with the mother-daughter duo to know how it has been made possible which caught the attention of the President of India. More



Finding gold in waste
Finding gold in waste

The singular visible problem that plagues Goa is the heaps of garbage strewn across villages, showing up as an ugly wart to a beautiful face. Anyone that provides a solution to this issue and works towards erasing this eyesore is a champion of our times. DEEPA GEORGE comes away feeling hopeful after meeting Clinton Vaz, a former Mechanical Engineer who now runs his own waste management company, vRecycle and has made garbage the currency he deals with. More

Inspiring students

While career-oriented students are often pushed into the rat race, TANYA PINTO finds that Nirmaan is helping students make a difference to the world around them More

A GOAN IN DEED

At a time when youth shy away from expressing themselves in Konkani, COSME I DIAS meets 21-year-old Sonia Gomes who won the first prize in the DKA Konkani short story writing competition and is bowled over by her love for the mother tongue More



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