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Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Pratham Books Champions : Project Mala

This story was sent to us by Project Mala.Project Mala runs their own school and also provides free education, nutrition and healthcare to around 1200 children in 6 schools. Learn more about their work at www.projectmala.org.uk.

Number of children reached through the campaign
1. Project Mala School, Guria Village - 320
2. Bihara Village - 1000+ (Including villagers)
3. Project Mala School, Mujehra Village - 150
4. Mujehra Kala Village - 1000+ (Including Villagers)

In total around 2500 persons including children and villagers.

Four sessions at the following places in Uttar Pradesh
1. Project Mala School, Guria Village (Varanasi District)
2. Bihara Village (Varanasi District)
3. Project Mala School, Mujehra Village (Mirzapur District)
4. Mujehra Kala Village (Mirzapur District)

The sessions were conducted in Hindi.

Apart from telling stories, we did some extra activities in three centres as briefed below.
1. Project Mala School, Guria Village (Varanasi District) – Story Telling, Painting And Rangoli, Road Procession of 3 KMS with slogans
2. Bihara Village (Varanasi District) - Story Telling, Mehandi, Singing, Dancing and One act Play
3. Project Mala School, Mujehra Village (Mirzapur District) – Story Telling
4. Mujehra Kala Village (Mirzapur District) - Story Telling, Singing, Dancing and One act Play





















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On International Literacy Day (2013), 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. In 2013, over a 1000 sessions were 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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