Pakistan Learning Festival

Kitab Gari

An Initiative of the Pakistan Learning Festival & ITA

Kitab Gari, a project initiated by Children’s Literature Festival (CLF), a flagship program of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), aims to promote reading habits for imagination and pleasure, increase the accessibility of books for our young generation, teachers and communities. This mobile rickshaw library is stocked with 500+ books, both fiction and non-fiction for children up to 16 years and for teachers. The Kitab Gari visits bring along several inquiry based and fun-filled learning activities for the children. It focuses on 4 main learning strands: Storytelling /reading (voice/digital), Arts and Crafts, Documentaries/Movies and Board Games. The Kitab Gari has been on the go since its launch in August 2019 ,reaching out to many underprivileged areas, schools and communities, attracting students and providing them with a platform to unlock their hidden potential!

We at CLF, would love to join hands with “YOU” through the facilitation of Kitab Gari visits in your school/ locality. All our visits have brought immense excitement and enthusiasm among children and have been a skyrocketing success in boosting the love for books alongside reigniting the passion for reading. We also have from time to time ‘special ambassadors and resource persons promoting reading’ who also come and present during the Kitab Garee visits. We aim to keep the wheels rolling and reach out to as many children and teachers as possible at very low cost.

What is in the Kitab Gari/Mobile Rickshaw Library – Library on Wheels – a mini PLP!

– Books -Fiction and Non-fiction by grades (500 and growing) -reading and other activities
– Tablets -digital learning for children
– Cinema Ghar: Videos/Films/Animation – Songs for Children (Sohail Rana-others)
– Arts and Crafts related to writing -imagination- illustrations
– Games- Board Games – Carem Board, Ludo, Chess and Snakes and Ladders
– Resource Person/Facilitator
– Solar Panel for charging batteries and ensuring power supply on the site if not available.

BOOK YOUR VISIT: You can book a Kitab Gari visit for your school or locality and become a part of this drive.

To book a visit please reach out to us at ghania.saeed@itacec.org

SUPPORT KITAB GARI
Friends, your support will be highly appreciated making a difference to the lives of 1000s of children who learn under tough conditions! The Kitab Garee-Mobile Library is a great friend: of children through its outreach program.

Each Kitab Garee has 800 books +, a screen for showing videos/films, board games, art, and craft and if they are luck inspiring storytellers as well! We are mobilizing resources in collaboration with Global Giving. an Online Giving Platform for easy access

Please review project details and support options from this link:


https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/mobile-libarary-kitab-gari

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