INTERVIEW with Kaity Gracy Furtado
1 Tell us more about your self?
My name is Kaity Gracy Furtado a.k.a Kate Gracy Furtado. Born in Kuwait, Indian nationality. Moved to India at the age of 9 since then lives in Goa with family. I am a non-smoker. I like to be fit and healthy and have managed to maintain my body curves all these years. I have 2 sisters. I am a graduate in Arts and psychology and have done all my studies in Goa itself. I work as a part time model (Exclusive projects only).
For a living, i work into hospitality industry from past 8 years. My current designation is front office Duty manager in an international brand known as “Ramada Caravela Beach resort”. I am a former professional dancer as well into ballroom style, Latin and Bollywood freestyle. i was a lead dancer and a choreographer of one of the top dance company in entire Goa known as ” Goan Images”.
I am a former Hand ball player and has represented the state of Goa 3 consecutive years in National Tournaments. I have Hosted events as well. Was an assistant event coordinator for “The One Dance Academy and Sylys entertainment in their annual event known as “DanzOn” – An intercollegiate dance competition and Professional Crew Battle from. I have coordinated their 4 seasons held at Ravindra Bhavan Margao from 2011 to 2014.
I define my self as a girl with Go -Get – Attitude. I am used to working hard and i enjoy and love working hard.
2. Your Instagram profile is so beautiful I guess your home is also beautiful.
Well thank you for the compliment, well I stay in a 2BHK apartment and like every girl’s dream, I want to own a house by my own money. My dream is my goal and I am not depending on anyone for that but to fulfill it by myself which should happen soon. You have a dream you work towards it …that’s my policy in life.
3. Do you like rooftop gardening idea?
Yes, i love the idea… Our great land of Goa is all about greenery and fresh air which makes living here so healthy. It is very healthy that we have greenery surrounding us.physically as well as mentality cause there is so much positive energy when a person is surrounded by plants and trees.
4. If you have to grow every food that you use for your self for your entire life what type of plants you will grow? Only 5
That,s difficult as I have to write only 5, When ill have my own garden I would love to grow as much as vegetables and fruits I can cause that will be so beautiful and an amazing journey to connect with nature more personally. As I have to name only 5 I would say
1 – Carrots – as I am obsessed with carrot juice
2 – Tomatoes
3 – Beets
4 – Leafy greens
5 – coconut plant and lots and lots of flowers
5. What tips do you give to our viewers to stay fit and healthy like you?
First of all please love your body, Know it, love it and treat your body like a holy place. Have a lot of respect for your body, We all should have that respect for our body which should come from our heart, that is where you will start a healthy mentality. Stay away from junk food, eat lots of greens and fruits. That’s the thing our parents taught us since childhood to have vegetables and fruits. Connect to nature.
Fruits benefit your body immensely as they are natural sources of vitamins and minerals … Eating fruit and vegetables may promote emotional well-being among …Vegetables are important sources of many nutrients The nutrients in vegetables are vital for health and maintenance of your body. I totally disagree that there is a good body and a bad body. I personally believe that There is nothing called good body or bad body, there is only a healthy body and unhealthy body. He / She who flaunts their 8 pack abdominal muscles don’t have to be considered or judged always healthy similarly a person with a big fat body doesn’t have to be considered or judged always unhealthy.
6. What is the best garden you ever visited?
I have visited many gardens but the best garden I have seen is my very close friend Miss Leona Fernandes. She has a small 1BHk apartment on the ground floor, outside her bedroom there was an extra place where the previous owner of the apartment used it for garbage. My friend after moving there noticed that there was enough space to make her own garden. She worked on it and made that place into a small beautiful garden with a swing. It’s a small area but for me, that’s the best garden i have visited. I really respect her that.
7.Now please share your dream and future plan. So your followers can know what you are up to up to.
As I have mentioned earlier, I have a dream which is my goal of having a house with a decent space where i can have my own garden. Very soon i will have lived my dream as all my life i have been working towards it. I see my future home, I see my self-talking to the plants, watering them, feeding them, plucking fruits and vegetables with my children’s.
I want my children to know the value of nature, to know the value of plants and trees in our lives, how important role they play in our lives and how to respect them. Ultimately we are living on their planet.
8. Do you have any indoor plant?
As I stay in an apartment I have plants indoor only where my dog Snoopy always around me when i water them. It’s all in my balcony which is attached to my bedroom. It has become a routine as when I go to get water, my dog knows m going to water the plant so he follows me and around me till I finish.
9. Do you have any funny incidents or story about the garden and you?
Funny? i don’t know this was funny or not but in my childhood days when we moved here to Goa India, every Sunday we 3 sisters used to go to garden to play as they had a swing and I remember my sisters pushing the swing with all their strength which made me fly from the swing, landing flat on my face.
Thankfully i landed on grass but it was still painful. It was a painful moment for me but a fun to them as they were laughing at me that particular time till I started crying which made them run in a fear of getting beaten up from mom.