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Priyanka Handa Ram – Learn To Play

All Posts by Priyanka Handa Ram

Sustainable Development Goals

Transforming Childhoods & Uplifting Communities

At Learn To Play, our motto is to transform childhoods and uplift communities – but what does that actually mean? You may be wondering how we do that. We work consciously and strategically, using an integrated approach for early childhood development, to meet the sustainable development goals. Early childhood interventions

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Learn to Play COVID-19 Measures Botswana

Learn To Play COVID-19 Response

Botswana faced several weeks of lockdown and for our communities on the margins, that has meant desperate threats into isolation and toxic stress. Despite the easing of lockdowns, the current restrictions still mean we have to temporarily close all playgroups across the country. Empty streets can mean empty plates for

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rainbow play for wellness

Rainbow Play For Wellness

A few years ago, Priyanka trained to be a Health Coach for children with the Dr. Sears Institute to become more aware about how a child’s physical wellness impacts their learning and development at school. As Learn To Play grows, we see the immense value of an integrated approach; one which

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Gamodubu Update

As of January 2019, Learn To Play will no longer be continuing with the Learn To Play (Ithute Go Tshameka) Playgroups at the Gamodubu Child Care Trust.

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Introducing Kavimba

During the course of 2018, news of our success spread across communities and we were approached by the VDC in a village called Kavimba, further north of Kasane, to implement a Playgroup in their community.

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2018 Project Summary

In 2018, we worked with 21 Mamapreneurs across 3 communities and impacted over 150 children. Our Gopong Playgroup ran one session a day with 36 children, and 7 mamas’ lives were uplifted through economic empowerment. The relationships with the Health Clinic & Village Development Committee (VDC) were strengthened during this

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A Visit From Aluwani

Tom David and Warren Handley are two young men from Cape Town, South Africa, who walked over 6000km from Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania to Johannesburg, South Africa.

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