Reading is a mind’s journey into a world of endless possibilities. But children settled in rural parts of India are far kept from the magic of books, due to lack of resources and opportunities. Through our Community Library Program, we aim at building local libraries that are overflowing with all genres of books, driving every child’s imagination to new horizons.
With your support, Agastya able to conducted virtual library activity. In Covid-19 pandemic situation we started Agastya Digital Summer Camp 2020. Conducted virtual sessions from April onwards. Daily 2 different activities posted into the what’s app and monitored by Agastya Staff and getting the reply from the students in the form of images, video, or audio.
Digital library contains Collection of e-content which comprises 1,800+ e-Books, and 1,500 + videos as on 30th June 2021.
Building Vocabulary in their Mother Tongue and English, Sentence formation and story writing through “Pop-Up books” making, Comic story writing (recognize the difference between Original Text & Dialogue), Origami paper crafts (Different caps, figure puppets, gift box, and miniature book), Characterization, Dialogue narration & roll play through Mouth Puppet, Book Research through the activity “Pop-Up books and Book Club Activity.
During pandemic situation, reached more number of children by “MANA NESTHAM” (Our Friend). It’s a mobile Library concept. Reached 10 Schools, 802 children, and 20 teacher exposures.
During the last quarter, we reached 3,483 students’ exposures through Kuppam library. In Digital Library Activity, we reached 3,338 children exposures, 20 teachers exposure, and community library total 125 students exposures in the quarter Apr-June ’2021.