Wednesday 17 July 2013

Pratham Books Champion : Shwetasree Majumder

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.

Shwetasree Majumder shared the following pictures from her storytelling session in Noida. Shwetasree is a lawyer with an 8 year old boy. The event was conducted on 8th September in Noida. 

There were 8 kids and after the reading my friend Aparna Rajagopal did a kolam demonstration and a Bengali alpana demonstration using both media of rice paste and chalk powder. After teaching the kids the basics of the technique we let them run riot and make their own kolams/ alpanas.

Thank you Swetasree 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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