Friday 14 June 2013

Pratham Books Champion : Mahadevan Jayaram

For International Literacy Day (8th September), we had a dream - we wished that 100 people would volunteer to conduct storytelling sessions across the country. We ended up finding more than 250 champions to conduct storytelling sessions across the country. We will be sharing the stories of all our champions through our blog.

Mahadevan Jayaram sent us this story. He said :
the #PBChamps storytelling session held at Chennai on 8th September. This was held at a centre for children with learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, etc) called Diksa (www.diksa.co.in). It was an absolutely empowering session where a lot of kids with ESL (English as a Second Language at home) loved the stories so much that they came forward without hesitation to read it out aloud in front of the entire group. 
A heartfelt thanks for the initiative and bringing joy to these lives.

Thank you Mahadevan for spreading the joy of reading!

View more pictures from the International Literacy Day Celebrations.

This blog contains stories sent in by all our champions. Browse through the blog for more stories. You can also go through the tags on the right side of the blog to find stories happening in your own city.

Note : If any of you want to be a Pratham Books Champion and join us on our journey of getting 'a book in every child's hand', write to us at web(at)prathambooks(dot)org.

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