|PROJECT TITLE||International Literacy Day – Story Time|
|DISTRICTS INVOLVED IN THIS PROJECT||7020,|
|PROJECT SUMMARY||The event aimed to promote literacy among young children and to celebrate International Literacy Day. The theme of the event was Literacy and Skills Development in keeping with this year’s literacy theme. Several individuals and Rotarians read stories and sang songs with the children. There were also two professions represented (architect and police officer) to promote the skills development component of the theme.
The community showed overwhelming support of this event! George Town Public Library had never been so packed. By our count there were over 60 children present plus parents and volunteers. All had a wonderful time!
|CLUBS INVOLVED IN THIS PROJECT||Rotary Club of Central Cayman Islands,|
|TOTAL NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS||14|
|TOTAL NUMBER OF VOLUNTEER HOURS||50|
|VALUE OF DONATED GOODS AND SERVICES||$500.00|
|RELATED CLUB OF THE MONTH THEME||New Generations/Literacy|
|HOW DOES THIS ACTIVITY TIE IN WITH THE THEME SELECTED ABOVE?||A story time in celebration of International Literacy Day directly aligns with the theme New Generations/Literacy as the event aimed to promote literacy amoung young children.|
|DESCRIBE BRIEFLY THE IMPACT OF YOUR ACTIVITY(S) IN THE COMMUNITY.||Sixty children were engaged in reading and seemed to enjoy it. They received snacks and goodie bags to take home.|
|ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CATEGORY||Vocational|