Hi :) I am Agastya. I can actually relate back to a story with my father when he asked me, Why do you want to be a businessman? And I answered, because you get a lot of money. Then he asked me, how would you become one? I again answered very vaguely, it's all about buying, selling. And keeping tabs of everything.
I am helping The WALL O BOOKS Project to raise funds.
10 secrets of one of India's Greatest Businessmen
After going through this book, I realised how a single book could open up various perspectives of one's mind. And for a child being able to get access to books, it is a first step in development.
We want you to join our simple movement of hope to give 1 million vulnerable children in all the 29 states across India access to a hypercool Library + Laboratory and change their lives for ever.
It takes us 2 Days, Rs. 5000 and 100 Kids to start ONE WALLOBOOKS.
The kids build this entirely with their own hands.
Experience for yourself what it takes, The WALL O BOOKS Project has now become a powerful Not for Profit movement to give every vulnerable child in India direct access to a Library + Laboratory. Designed, Built and Managed by children living and growing up in bottom of the pyramid communities, it is a new way for them to discover, learn & have fun together.
and what it means for the kids --
We run 4 Core Programs in our centers,
designed to re:imagine learning for the children we serve.
Millions of vulnerable children in India are growing up in a narrow world. Where hope is not even a four letter word.The Annual Status of Education Report published by PRATHAM says that barely 5 out of 10 in Standard V can read a basic Standard II level text. Close to 20% children can only read letters or not even that. 14% can read words but not sentences. 19% can read sentences but not longer text.
The final result is a population of young adults who are just not ready to participate in the vibrant dreams of a great country.
Our vision is to ensure that no child
at the bottom of the pyramid is left behind.
In 2018 we are on a mission to build
100 WALLOBOOKS in each state of India.
2900 in total across 29 states to cover 1 Million Kids.
2736 more to go :)
We are raising Rs. 1 Crore to achieve our mission.
Read the attachments below to understand how the funds raised will be used, the awards we have won and the impact we are creating.
The WALL O BOOKS Project is run by Crayons of Hope Foundation, a Section 8 Not for Profit Organization. Visit our world at www.wallobooks.org and www.facebook.com/wallobooks to know more about us.
The Better India | Deccan Chronicle
and come, --
join our simple movement of hope,
for we cannot do this alone.
You can donate using a variety of methods on Milaap.
If you wish to help us in other ways, and there are many :) please leave a comment below or call or connect with our Founders directly --