Talking to Tea Field Workers about health in Valparai, India


Truth from afar…

Go India, go future!

  Staying in the South Indian plains of Tamil Nadu you cannot imagine what’s up there in the hills at a height of ca. 1500 feet. For reaching the most known places such as Ooty, Munnar or Valparai you have to climb up a huge number of hair pin bends. And then, at a certain point they are there: the tea fields. Covering all the hills in a pleasant way – lovely hills like in Tuscany in Italy. Here and there you see women groups working in the fields in colourful clothes. 

This morning around eleven we go for a village visit when we see them carrying huge bags of tea leaves on the heads up to the street where a man wrights the bags and the leaves are collected. The women have a little bit of time to relax before they go back to the fields again. 

We stop and…

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