Wednesday 17 September 2014

Pratham Books Champion : Sri.Ayyappan Bal Gurukul

Sri.Ayyappan Bal Gurukul sent us these images from their storytelling session in Bangalore. The storytelling session was coordinated byIndian Development Foundation. Indian Development Foundation is a national NGO working for health, education and development.

Session conducted on : 6th September
Number of kids : 450
Number of sessions : 1
Language the session was conducted in : Kannada

World Literacy Day was observed at Sri. Ayyappan Educational Institutions, Jayamahal, Bangalore.Mr.Arulraj and Mr.Ramakrishnan from IDF graced the occasion. Principl Mr.A.G.Prakash gave an introductory talk. Sri.Ayyappan Balgurukul children enacted the story of Takloo. Balgurukul teacher Mrs.Salma introduced the story and the characters. Ms.Laksmi and Mrs.Rizwana Begum directed the play. Children enjoyed the play. It was learning through play and activities.

Mr.Arulraj and Mr.Ramakrishnam interacted with the students to get their feedback.

Nearly 450 students and 25 Teachers watched the programme. A few parents of the participants also attended the story telling session. 16 Children participated either in narrating the story or enacting the play. They were assisted by 3 teachers.

Thank you Sri.Ayyappan Bal Gurukul and IDF for spreading the joy of reading!

In its third edition of the 'One Day - One Story' campaign, Pratham Books was joined by 1300+ storytellers who conducted 1500+ storytelling sessions. More than 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. In 2012, Pratham Books initiated the One Day-One Story initiative on the occasion of International Literacy Day . We will be sharing the stories of all our volunteer storytellers (Pratham Books Champions) through our blog.

View more pictures from the International Literacy Day Celebrations held in 2014.

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 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 champions(at)prathambooks(dot)org.

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