At Rachol's seminary, people learn life values on paddy farm

Kimberly Colaco

GETTING DIRTY

Over 100 youth got their hands and clothes smeared at the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol in South Goa.

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FIRST TIMERS

Among them, there were many first timers who were very excited to plant paddy.

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SOUTH GOA FARM-HANDS

Youths from Fatorda, Shiroda, Borda and Nuvem, along with the seminarians, their parents and locals, transplanted paddy in a field measuring around an acre.

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TEACHING THEM YOUNG

Undeterred by the pouring rain, the younger generation learned the value of growing their own food.

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RICE FOR A YEAR

The harvested rice is consumed by the seminarian community for the entire year. The surplus yield is sold.

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HAPPY REALISATION

The youth realised the effort and hard work farmers put in to earn their livelihood.

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OLD AND YOUNG

The youth connected with the farmers and learnt about their lifestyles.

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