Blog

A colourful afternoon with our CSR partner: The Little Hands School

By March 18, 2019 July 22nd, 2020 No Comments

A colourful afternoon with our CSR partner: The Little Hands School18 MAR, 2019

We entered the humble and colourful premise of The Little Hands school in Yerwada basti to be greeted by zestful first and second grade students, armed with crisp plaid uniforms and big grins.

A colourful afternoon with our CSR partner: The Little Hands SchoolWe started with a game of musical chairs as an ice breaker, where the kids showed us how to play fair and be encouraging With the kids cheering on, the Prayas team played next, demonstrating poker faces, clever tactics and ambition to sit on that one foot tall chair at any cost  This was sure an ice breaker, with the kids giggling with shock and amusement.

A colourful afternoon with our CSR partner The Little Hands School Yerwada Basti-3Nazia, a second grade student recited a welcome speech she had prepared for us. Though overwhelmed by the number of new faces, she stuttered a little but pushed through. Nazia, like the children and teachers of The little Hands school hails from the surrounding basti, belonging to a family of blue collar workers, she dreams of being Doctor, a dream the founders of the school intend to help realize.

A colourful afternoon with our CSR partner The Little Hands School Yerwada Basti-4Seated on the chairs that were donated through the Daan Utsav event, Mr Maninder Singh, director of The Little Hands school walked us through the inception, ideology and vision of the School.

A colourful afternoon with our CSR partner The Little Hands School Yerwada Basti-5We were introduced to the teachers, residing in the same basti, these are educated erstwhile homemakers, now trained to teach primary school children in an English curriculum.

A colourful afternoon with our CSR partner The Little Hands School Yerwada Basti-6

The kids presented us with hugs and beautiful paintings as a parting gift. You will find them placed around the office .

For any queries please contact: prayas@tavisca.

The author of this blog is an employee of our organization. We are a  cxLoyalty company, building products and solutions that, empower some of the world’s leading customer engagement and loyalty programs.

Leave a Reply