Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Goa SocialArchives

Youngsters with a heart of gold and a life full of purpose

Jui Damle interacts with Crishnaa Verenkar and ‘The Healers’ to know more about their work with underprivileged children and animals More

A life of contemplative prayer

In a monastery in Curtorim, PIO ESTEVES meets Sr Maria, the only Goan sister of the order of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception in this house More

Meet the socially conscious architect

Rahul Chandawarkar travels with Tallulah D’Silva to the Carambolim village to inspect the Ecoloo project implemented by her for the Mitsuko Trust and comes away impressed More

Surfing through life
Surfing through life

Being surrounded by water, it is natural for most Goans to be drawn to it and take to it like the proverbial ‘fish to water’. It isn’t surprising then that Goa produces some of the best aquatic talent. Meeting , veteran sailor (Bronze medalist at the Asian Sailing Championship) and former National Windsurfing Champion, who has shaped a living out of his passion, gives DEEPA GEORGE a sense of what it’s like to master the tide and stay on course with your calling. More

Beacon of hope or the Blind

The National Association for the Blind has become a sanctuary of learning for the visually impaired, finds TANYA PINTO More

Akshaya’s heart is in Goa but mind in Bern


Hi Birders, The Goa Big Year 2017  is here!
Hi Birders, The Goa Big Year 2017 is here!

The Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN) has announced its first Goa Big Year 2017 and Rahul Chandawarkar can’t wait to get out there with his binoculars! More

MACS-ro service to couples

Neshwin Almeida finds out how Dr Emanuel Gracias and Dr Kapil Pai Raiturkar are doing yeoman service to couples who are fighting infertility More

Passion and compassion combined to save stray animals

If there’s one thing that purportedly sets us humans apart from other species is our compassion. And yet, it is the one thing that one so rarely comes across in today’s times. More


Vasanti Pai Kakode’s dedication to women empowerment is impressive. More

Mining belt’s Gen Nxt gets leadership lessons!

Rahul Chandawarkar spends a day inside Bondla wildlife sanctuary to understand how an innovative workshop has changed the mind-set of youth from the mining belt More

The big hearted bonsai man

Chlorophyll is in my blood”, declares Daniel D’souza. Born and raised in Goa, Daniel’s tryst with plants began at the tender age of 4. More


NESHWIN ALMEIDA trails the script of two friends who have nutured their passion to do something for the disabled More

Nisha Madgavkar Goa’s Iron Woman!

Rahul Chandawarkar chats up Nisha Madgavkar, Goa’s second woman Ironman Triathlete and comes away determined and energised to become a Triathlete himself! More


Swachh Bharat has taken a big stride in the country. Goa too is not left behind. To ensure cleanliness in neighbourhood and discourage outdoor defecation, Mineral Foundation of Goa has extended its helping hand. VIKANT SAHAY finds out the details of this massive project which is likely to be completed by March next year. More

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