Foreigners are cleaning Goa’s Arambol

Several foreign nationals, who live around Arambol, took an initiative to clean the famous Arambol beach and sweet water lake Pavel Boloyangov

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Several foreign nationals, who live around Arambol, took an initiative to clean the famous Arambol beach and sweet water lake Pavel Boloyangov, from Russia, who runs the ‘Cleanup Around You movement’, along with his friends and others from around Arambol decided to clean up the area and started collecting the garbage.

Several foreign nationals, who live around Arambol, took an initiative to clean the famous Arambol beach and sweet water lake.

Text: Foreign nationals took initiative to clean Arambol beach

Over the last few years, due to over-tourism, the area was getting polluted.

Text: Pavel Boloyangov & his friends started collecting the garbage.

Pavel Boloyangov, from Russia, who runs the ‘Cleanup Around You movement’, along with his friends, and others from around Arambol decided to clean up the area and started collecting the garbage.

The garbage was a mix of wood, plastic cups, straws, bags, broken glass and organic waste, which was continuously being dumped by restaurants and guesthouses

Text: Dumped by restaurants and guesthouses

Text: Garbage was a mix of wood, plastic cups, straws, bags

These foreigners first approached the Arambol Village Panchayat who supplied them the garbage bags and then the Tourism Department who provided the workers to clean and move the garbage.

Text: Local Panchayat supplied garbage bags to them

The foreigners, under the banner of “Clean Arambol”, first held the drive to clean the Arambol Beach and later took up the cleaning of the sweet water lake.

Text: They first cleaned Arambol Beach

Text: Later, they cleaned Arambol's sweet water lake.

Besides, they are working on another project of feeding stray cows, by collecting leftovers from people around, including restaurants, guesthouses and tourists

Text: They are working on a project of feeding stray cows

Text: They have installed bins with cows painted on it

Text: So people can put in food for strays in there

Arambol is a beach village in North Goa and is a popular haunt for foreigners.

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