Monday 7 September 2015

Pratham Books Champion : DEEP Foundation

We've known DEEP Foundation for many years now and they always go all out to celebrate International Literacy Day in a BIG way! Sujata Suri sends us pictures from their first storytelling session.

Session conducted on : 7th September
Number of kids : 20
Number of sessions : 1
Number of champions : 6
Language the session was conducted in : Hindi

From the DEEP Foundation page :

This year too, we celebrated it at a few of our Henny Penny Library Centres in the true spirit with our little Champions.... We conducted various story theatre workshops in different formats - The story was Laadle Ka Dhol - a Level 3 book from our Publishing partners, Pratham Books. A wonderful story that all our children could relate to...that had a lovely, heart warming message about sharing and empathy.

Our children at the Henny Penny Library #1 loved making their own props and directing and enacting the play in a street play format - over 20 children participated in it with 3 narrators and 3 children playing the protagonist - Ladla. We had a delightful event at the colony's park where it was open to all. Many residents walking in the garden joined us and watched the performance, enjoying it immensely. 

View more images from the session here.

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