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Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Pratham Books Champion : Zulfiqar Sheth

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.

Zulfiqar Sheth sent us this photo story.

Location – Aligarh
Language – Hindi
Champion – zulfiqar sheth (with help of Mohmed Waseem, Mohmed Akil, Musab Siddiqui and Gyanendra Mishra)
Session – 01

Event
No. of participants
time
venue
Remarks
Story telling session and Painting competition(Kolams and kites)
95
11am to 1pm

M. A. Shuaai Uloom Higher Secondary school , Jamalpur, Aligarh
3 prizes are given for best 3 paintings and all paintings displayed in school.








Session 2

Event
No. of participants
time
venue
Remarks
Story telling session and reading promotion by encouraging people to write about the books they know and its importance (poster making)
350
2pm to 4-30pm

Aligarh Railway Station. Aligarh
Prepared five big charts written by around 300 different people.






Thank you Zulfiqar  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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