https://www.amarchitrakatha.com/shop/ https://www.eklavya.in/ https://www.tulikabooks.com/ https://prathambooks.org/ http://www.childrensbooktrust.com/ https://www.scholastic.co.in/ https://www.katha.org/ https://zubaanbooks.com/ Authors for children’s books: Ruskin Bond Dr Suess Asha Nehemiah Shel silverstein Sudha Murthy The four dozen odd books we already have with us, are listed below :
Thanks to everyone’s support, despite covid, we have been able to make some progress. Keeping the covid protocol in place, eleven students are at the centre. There is no school to go to, but there is an able team of facilitators and care givers, from Abhimanyu, Mithun, Sangeeta and Shankar ji, who have been availableContinue reading “April at the MBSNS Jeevanshala”
The children also have had a few art classes where they worked on expressing their creativity through colours and lines. At the beginning of each class, students are given drawing prompts such a scenery or animals. Once, they were introduced to shapes (circle, rectangle, square and triangle) and asked to draw as many different everydayContinue reading “ART CLASSES AT THE JEEVANSHALA”
This is the script of a play the children came up with, when making use of English words, learnt for family relations like mother, father, uncle, aunt, sister, brother and others. Mithun jotted down the script exactly as how the the children did it.
He is 10, he likes observing squirrels, he shouts excitedly “watch them dance”. The child of a landless Dalit labourer, this one has a spark in his eye and you know he will go far. She is almost always quiet. She’s 10 but doesnot recognize English or hindi alphabets, though she has memorized the alphabetsContinue reading “AN APPEAL FOR SUPPORTING THE NEW GENERATION LIVE ITS DREAM”
In 2018, we turned to you for support. And thanks to all your support, we were able to see 10 children through their school education, no drop outs. This year post covid-19, we have selected a set of 7 new students and more are to join in. Please do look below for a pictorial introductionContinue reading “Stories from the Centre (2021)”
From March 1st -4th,2021 a small team of three from the MBSNS visited a trade union of landless labourers and marginal farmers based in West Bengal to conduct a 4 day social media content creation workshop with activists and young people from their union. Special thanks to Anuradha di and Swapan da for inviting us inContinue reading “Social Media: Moving from Passive Consumers to Active Creators– The Bengal Experience”
19, 20 February 2021 This social media workshop, was with participants from the earlier social media workshop held in December, 2020. Building on the December workshop, the workshop this time focused on improvement of video making skills such as: making sure endings are not abrupt, introducing both visual and sound effects, choosing better quality images,Continue reading “Leveraging The Power Of Social Media – Level 2”
The entire group were presented with placards with political party symbols stuck on them. The group was asked to identify the political party based on the symbols. At this point, the broad ideological leanings of each coalition were also mentioned and the difference between left wing, right wing and centrist politics briefly discussed.
As part of revisiting key health inequalities, a session on gender was conducted. The session focused on common gender differences in health outcomes, and the life-cycle approach that shows that gender inequality in each stage of life accumulates and produces long term health inequalities.