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Video | Kalpvriksha, the “heavenly” coconut tree: Useful and eco-friendly household items made by the Gawda community – Goa

For more information, visit videovolunteers.org >>  Coconut is used widely in Goa, but it’s only the tribals such as Gawdas who weave mats out of the coconut fronds. The Gawdas are a tribal community living in Cotigaon forest of south Goa. Devidas, … Continue reading

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