Vocabulary games for rural children

Vocabulary games for rural children

As explained in my previous post, many games like Pictionary use prompts that don’t suit the context of rural Indian children, To solve this problem, I created our own version of Pictionary and a custom memory card game for the girls at school. Both these games employ...
Affordable and purposeful playtime

Affordable and purposeful playtime

I recently spoke to someone who organizes a toy drive for underprivileged children. He said that many of the games people donate to him aren’t a good fit for the context that underprivileged Indian children grow up in. For example, they don’t understand words like...
Every girl deserves to play

Every girl deserves to play

Play and leisure time is a vital aspect of every child’s wellbeing. In addition to being the most enjoyable element of their growing years, play is a vital avenue for children to develop motor skills, cognitive abilities and interpersonal relationships. Playtime is...
Introducing the Blog

Introducing the Blog

Hello, I am Vishala Ramswami, Correspondent of SVA School for Girls. This blog will chronicle the journey of our school in using education to drive social change and enable economic mobility for underprivileged girls in rural India. If you work in the Indian education...