Paddy Cultivation and its harvesting celebration 2017
There are many eco-friendly activities, in which they take part. Recently with help of Kanjirapally Agriculture Department, We Care Centre started paddy cultivation in Nalla Samarayan Ashram. All the basic work was done by Asha Nilayam special school children and inmates of Nalla Samarayian Ashram. It is the dream of Director, Fr Roy Mathew Vadakkel, to know and love the fellowman through eco friendly activities. Paddy cultivation started four months back and on 21-11-2017, harvesting took place. It was a great day for children and entire locality. The function started with prayer and Director of Nalla Samarayan Ashram and Asha Nilayam, Fr Roy Mathew Vadakkel, welcomed all the guests and spoke about the importance organic and eco -friendly farming. He adamantly spoke about, the real need of eco farming and society must practice it .Main talk was given by Mr.Venugopal, Agriculture officer and explained about paddy cultivation and other facilities available in office. He appreciated the hard work and thanked everyone. Many local governing reperesentives addressed the meeting and appreciated the leadership of entire team, especially director and staffs. Same day selling of vegetables and vegetable nursery inaugurated and many people were interested to participate. The main function was inaugurated by Mr.Anto Antony who is the Member of Parliament for Pathanamthitta. There were lot of people who attended the function and the first bunch of rice was cut by Mr .Anto Antony and handed over to Fr.Roy Mathew Vadakkel. Then students from Asha Nilayam and inmates from Nalla Samarayan Ashram helped the workers for cutting and everything went on well. The function was started with folk music and dance. The entire people enjoyed the event. Finally Sr.Litty Xavier SCJG, Headmistress of Asha Nilayam special school given the Vote of thanks.
In short all these activities are worth doing and helping the weaker section for attaining sustainability. In each and every special child is specially gifted and through these activities, we can guide them for better life .As the saying goes if we cannot do great thing ,do small things in a great way and ask our Master, to make us instrument of His plan.