Innovating for Reading: Ideas from the Innovation Workshop in Mumbai

Here is a list of all the ideas that the innovation workshop in Mumbai threw up. These are the innovations that each participant developed individually and presented to the group for voting and potential collaborations.

Go through them, and if something triggers off a thought in your head, share it, with us, with the innovator. See where it goes.

To the innovators reading this, we request you to add to the idea presented here, develop it, reach out to potential collaborators and make something fabulous and beautiful out of it, make something that is impactful and innovative!!

 

amit b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Amit
Organization: Vidya Foundation
Idea: Read the Mind of Your Learner
Potential Collaborators:

Arun, Supriya, Rekhit, Naushad, Anita, Tarun

anita

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Anita                                                                                                                   Organization: Srimad RajChandra Education Trust:
Idea: Home Away from Home
Potential Collaborators: Arnavaz,Meenakshi,Madhura, Amit, Arpita, Tarun, Swapnalee, Supriya, Ashif

This idea was selected amongst the top 5 innovative ideas.

The Idea: Mobile Library, Life Skills  Value.

What we need to make it work?

Books, Funds, Mobile phones, Facilitators with required skills  , Materials, Skill based knowledge through lives of great people.

 What about the idea makes it doable?

Listening skills, Visualization, Storytelling, Puppet , Flash cards, Charts and Activity based kits.

arun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Organization: CHIP
Idea:Read to Succeed
Potential Collaborators:

Supriya, Nihar, Mary, Naushad, Niharika

ashif

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Ashif                                                                                                                 Organization AKESI
Idea: Genre based, Whole language based Reading Program
Potential Collaborators
: Zeeshan, Krishnanand, Madhura, Nihar, Astrid

astrid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Astrid                                                                                                                         Organization: Naandi Foundation:
Idea:New Generations Learners
Potential Collaborators:
Tulsi, Arpita, Suvarna, Swapnalee, Madhura, Shalini, Hema, Amit, Meenakshi, Amit, Niharika, Zeeshan

Madhura

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Madhura                                                                                                                    Organization:  Naandi Foundation

Idea: Reading to Grow!!
Potential Collaborators
: Amit Arpta, Meeta, Swapnalee, Nihar, Salini, Arnavaz, Astrid

mary ellen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Mary Ellen                                                                                                                  Orgainzation: ATMA
Idea: Reading Collaboration for Kids
Potential Collaborators
: Arun, Arnavaz, Meeta, Ashif, Niharika

meenakshi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Meenakshi                                                                                                Organization:  Naandi Foundation:
Idea: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way
Potential Collaborator:
Naushad

 

nasim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Nasim                                                                                                                     Organization: Naandi Foundation
Idea: The Achievers
Potential Collaborators
: Mary, Niharika

naushad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Naushad                                                                                                             Organization: Naandi Foundation
Idea: Parwaaz (Flight)
Potential Collaborator:
Amit

niharika

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Niharika                                                                                                                      Organization: CHIP
Idea: Read into the Future!!
Potential Collaborator:
Mary

rohit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:Rekhit                                                                                                             Organization: IDOBRO
Idea: Fun2Read
Potential Collaborators: 
Tulsi, Meeta, Krishnand, Astrid

 

shalini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Shalini                                                                                                                       Organization: QUEST:
Idea: Active Library
Potential Collaborator:
Zeeshan

supriya

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Supriya                                                                                                                 Organization: Pratham Books:
Idea:Book to Order
Potential
Collaborator: Suvarna, Mary, Astrid, Hema, Madhura

 

suvarna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Supriya                                                                                                              Organization: Pratham
Idea: Baalak Paalak
Potential Collaborators:
Tarun, Rekhit, Hema, Shalini, Supriya

 

arnavaz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Arnavaz                                                                                                                    Organization: Doorstep Foundation
Idea: Neighbourhood Reading Rooms
Potential Collaborators:
Deepani, Deepshikha

tarun mapara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Tarun                                                                                                                 Organization: WNS Global Solutions:
Idea:  Learning Centers
Potential Collaborator:
Hema

Krishnanand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Krishnanand                                                                                                          Organization: Aadarsh Pvt. Ltd.
Idea: Reading is Fun
Potential Collaborators
: Anita, Arun Astrid, Swapnalee, Nihar, Meenakshi, Rekhit, Suvarna, Madhura, MS

 

zeeshan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Zeeshan                                                                                                            Organization: Educate Girls
Idea:Jaadu Ghar
Potential Collaborators:
Rekhit, Swapnalee, Krishnand, Tarun

swapnalee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Swapnalee                                                                                                           Organization: Vidya
Idea:You and Me                                                                                                               Potential Collaborators: Krishnanad, Suvarna, Mary, Nihar

Madhura

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Madhura                                                                                                                      Organization: Naandi Foundation:
Idea:Reading to Grow
Potential Collaborators:

Amit, Arpita, Meeta, Swapnalee, Naushad, Arnavaz, Astrid, Nihar, Shalini, Meeta

tulsi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Tulsi                                                                                                                                        Organization: Doorstep School
Idea:Bacche aur Padhna (Children and Reading)
Potential Collaborators
: Deepani, Abhishek

Other top 5 innovative ideas which were voted by the participants were:

LEARNING CENTRES

Tagline: For Holistic development of a child.

The Idea: A physical space (in school/community ) which is equipped with Library, Computer lab , language lab etc.

What we need to make it work?

Schools, Service providers (NGOs, Service providers agencies etc.). Corporate to bear the costs .  Technology  and decorative materials.

What about this idea makes it doable?

Scalable, Replicable, holistic simple and age appropriate.

 

KITABEIN PAHUCHI AANGAN AANGAN NANA NANI K SANG

The Idea:  Community based groups and Senior citizens involvement.

What we need to make it work?

Making Community space available. Time suitability.  Libraries. Committed facilitators volunteers.

What about the idea makes it doable?

It adapts to resources available at each location.

 

READING TO GROW

The idea: Strengthening the environment by strengthening aanganvadis , provising adequate training to people and establishing parents reading room.

 

What we need to make it work??

Collaborations among government and community based organization.

Resources both human and capital resources.

What about the idea makes it doable?

It is not creating parallel system and runs with collaboration to the government. Scalable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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