ANAHEIM, CA –The Pratham Los Angeles Chapter hosted an event featuring Pratham CEO, Dr Rukmini Banerji , at the Double Tree Suites Hilton Anaheim Resort on September 11, here. The aim was to match and possibly surpass funds raised last year. Throughout the evening a number of speakers addressed the...
Banerji then touched on some of the obstacles Pratham is facing. “We face two challenges. The first being to have a solid foundation in place and the second to get kids to work together,” said Banerji. Concluding her speech, Banerji thanked everyone for their support .
Raj Shah, Vice President of the Los Angeles Chapter , told an interesting story about a conversation he had with his children and their take on super heroes and super-duper heroes because they do not expect anything in return for their assistance.
“Super heroes have super powers and they help people but people who do not have super powers and help people should be called super-duper heroes,” said Shah. Raj Shah’s father, Manu Shah, then took the stage , made a video presentation focusing on hybrid learning and how technology makes a difference in classrooms. “It is up to us to change the classrooms and to improve them with the use of technology,” said Manu Shah. He also highlighted that the aspiration is to change a hundred thousand lives in two years.
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The program came to an end with four children coming on stage to say a few words and requesting audience members to donate.
Concluding the night was dinner and music by Anis Chandani. At the time of publication the amount raised was undetermined.