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We teach storytelling and share stories told by unexpected authors: children from developing communities. We need folks like you to read these incredible stories and thereby support our workshops.
We teach storytelling and share stories told by unexpected authors: children from developing communities. We need folks like you to read these incredible stories and thereby support our workshops.
102 backers pledged $12,865 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    One Story

    Every $5 enables a new student to create their own original story in a future workshop.

    In one of our creativity-building tasks (not the final story – because that's their own voice), we'll give students a "constraint card" detailing you as a character they need to include in a short story!

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    Pledge US$ 20 or more About US$ 20

    One-Month Subscription

    Our first month of subscribers make possible our coming trip to Nepal, and receive in return The Power of an Idea, written by a Grade 7 student from Visakhapatnam, India.

    Each month of support directly enables four students to create their own stories in a workshop (starting w/ Nepal!)

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    • The Power of an Idea from India
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    Pledge US$ 55 or more About US$ 55

    Three-Month Subscription

    Those who support workshop for the next three months will make possible our coming trips to Nepal, Yucatán, and Lesotho. In return, they'll receive outstanding child-authored storybooks from India, South Africa, and the Nepalese story they've directly made possible!

    Three months of support directly enables 12 students to create their own stories in a workshop.

    Includes:
    • The Silence of Owls from South Africa
    • The Power of an Idea from India
    • A yet-untitled book from Nepal
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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    Six-Month Subscription

    Six-Month subscribers are setting us up to meet our six-month sustainability goal. Those who support workshop for the next six months will make possible our coming trips to Nepal, Yucatán, Lesotho, Ghana, and the next 2 to come. In return, they'll receive outstanding child-authored storybooks from India, South Africa, Nepal, Yucatán, Lesotho, and Ghana (the last 3 they've directly made possible!)

    Six months of support directly enables 24 students to create their own stories in a workshop.

    Includes:
    • The Power of an Idea from India
    • The Silence of Owls from South Africa
    • A yet-untitled book from Nepal
    • A yet-untitled book from the Yucatán
    • A yet-untitled book from Lesotho
    • A yet-untitled book from Ghana
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    Pledge US$ 180 or more About US$ 180

    One-Year Subscription

    Those who subscribe to support workshops for an entire year are heroes of the voice of the young underserved. They directly enable 48 students to write their own original stories.

    Includes:
    • The Power of an Idea from India
    • The Silence of Owls from South Africa
    • A yet-untitled book from Nepal
    • A yet-untitled book from the Yucatán
    • A yet-untitled book from Lesotho
    • A yet-untitled book from Ghana
    • 6 more child-authored stories from yet-unknown destinations
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