Farmer Tony travelling to Brazil
A YOUNG farmer is travelling to Brazil for a month with the Rotarians, as he seeks to learn more about the South American way of life.Tony Field, 27, will spend next month in Brazil staying with Rotarians and hopes to identify good causes which the organisation can support as part of his trip.
A YOUNG farmer is travelling to Brazil for a month with the Rotarians, as he seeks to learn more about the South American way of life.
Tony Field, 27, will spend next month in Brazil staying with Rotarians and hopes to identify good causes which the organisation can support as part of his trip.
Mr Field, a product engineer with Actaris UK in Felixstowe, will also be learning about Brazilian businesses and their culture during the trip.
Mr Field, from Darsham near Saxmundham, said: “We are looking for a number of projects for good causes, to identify a project out there to support and encourage Rotarians to take up.
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“I am excited, but have mixed feelings too. I have never been to South America before and you hear a lot of stories about crime.
“You get quite nervous, but I really want to do this. This is my first time travelling so far abroad.''
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Mr Field, vice chairman of the Eastern Area Young Farmers, will be part of a group of five leaving on April 30, with one person from Ipswich and two from Norwich accompanied by a Rotarian group leader.
The Rotarians is a worldwide organisation and members are united in providing humanitarian service, encouraging high ethical standards at work, and helping to build goodwill for world peace.