As the pandemic has continued to engulf India the needs of young children with already limited access to personal development and educational opportunities have become even more urgent.
Renowned ECE consultant Rae Pica highlights the need for play,
“I shouldn’t have to defend play for children any more than I should have to defend eating, sleeping, and breathing.”
However, the most basic necessity for development—safe play spaces—remains elusive for at-risk children in India, especially as the pandemic continues and lockdown remains in force.
Toybank has pivoted and embraced digital technologies with speed to reach children in need and bridge learning gaps with material that is fun, easy to use, requires minimal infrastructure and feels like play not work.
We are proud to send you this report on the latest news from our hardworking partners on the ground, Shweta Chari and her team.
If you are able to donate £100 to our project at this time to continue their great work it will be very gratefully received!
Trustee and Founder, Child ActionAttachments: