hera havewala, studying in std ten, at the queen mary school, mumbai, has been chosen as the” horlicks whizkid” from bombay and will be proceeding for the south asia final to bangalore.
she has done a project on “right to education”, before the 30th of october. she will be given marks for the same.
since all schools are closing for the diwali vacations on 22nd october, 2011, she HAD to this before then.
she started on wednesday, 19th october, 2011, as she was in akola the previous week for state level athletics selection.[by the way, she has qualified for the nationals in shot put and discus and we will be going to ranchi from 31/10/11 to 4/11/11 and to rourkela from 7/11/11 to 10/11/11for the nationals.]
the project she did was with underprevileged kids, hailing from extremely poor families.
she was at cuffe parade slum area on wednesday 19/11/11, and friday 21/11/11, and at crawford market area on thursday 20/11/11,, doing projects with slum children and street children,on “right to education”.
the children are between the ages of 5 and 13 years.
she gets marks for press and t.v. coverage. please help me in involving the press, local or national, and tv channels,like sahyadri or ndtv etc,to cover her projects.
i am attaching
1.pix of the mumbai rounds of Horlicks whizkid” contest, held over two days at bhaidas in mumbai.
2.the pix of the project done so far.these are pix of street children in a mobile school..in a bus, at crawford market.
hera played educational games with them, to enhance their vocabulary and mathematic skills, plus a quiz on general knowledge on the previous day, she was at the cuffe parade slums area, for a story-telling and action recitation.
on friday, she conducted an on-the-spot painting/colouring competition on the theme of “right to education”.this was again,at the cuffe parade slums.
i need you to run a report on hera, her activities with underprevileged schoolkids and help her to win the next round.she is the only one from mumbai. if she qualifies, she goes to the international contest at geneva.