Wednesday 18 September 2013

Pratham Books Champion : IDEA Foundation

Mrunal from IDEA Foundation sent us the following details and pictures from the storytelling events conducted by them. IDEA Foundation ( www.ideafoundation.org.in) is a Pune based NGOworking for the underprivileged children, youth and women in Pune District , Maharashtra . Their core programmes include ‘ Support classes and Educational Sponsorship programme for needy children and Skill Development programme for empowering youth & young women

IDEA conducted the sessions on 7th Sept in 20 centers covering 450 children from the age group of 6 to 14 years. All the sessions were conducted in Marathi. All children enjoyed the sessions a lot.

Some examples of sessions include :

1. Anantnagar study center
19 students
Activity : Role play by the students of two groups

2. Kasurdi study center
12 students
Activity : Teacher told the story and asked questions

3. Sanjay Nagar study center
34 students
Activity : Teacher told the story and asked questions

4. Indira Nagar study center
28 students
Acitvity : Role play by the students

5. Zilla Parishad Primary school Harishchandri
35 students
Acitvity : Two student told the story to other students

Children loved the story and had lot of fun. They were pooling their creativity together.
Role play in Anant nagar study center

Role play in Anant nagar study center

Story telling by a student from Harishchandri primary school

Teacher explaining story

Thank you IDEA Foundation for spreading the joy of reading!

This International Literacy Day, Pratham Books has taken a 1000 steps towards a 'Reading India'

What started as a small step by Pratham Books to spread the joy of reading has become a movement. Last year Pratham Books initiated the One Day-One Story initiative on the occasion of International Literacy Day and we conducted over 250 storytelling sessions. This year we are delighted that over a 1000 sessions are happening across the length and breadth of the country.We will be sharing the stories of all our champions through our blog.

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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