eNGO Challenge Awards – Learning from Examples

The Kahani Project was a finalist at the 4th eNGO Challenge South Asia. We are proud to say that we made a mark in the category of Best Use of Audio/Visual Content.

Community Spaces for Us All

The Kahani Project went and met some incredible people on Independence Day 2015.

Avasara Storython!

Avasara Storython!

A storython of 21 stories narrated by 21 little girls of the Avasara Academy, Mumbai. The students of the Avasara Leadership Fellows (ALF) came together to record and share stories in audio and video with children across the world through The Kahani Project. About the Avasara Leadership Fellows: The Avasara Leadership Fellows a non-profit after-school enrichment program that adds deep value to the educational experience of motivated young women by providing academic […]

The Little Dutch Boy (The Hero of Haarlem)

The story of The Little Dutch Boy Who Saved The Dikes enthralled the children today (6th July, 2014). The story is about a Dutch boy who on finding a leak in a Dike decides to plug the hole with his finger. His heroism saved the entire city as the Dike would have otherwise given away if the hole was not plugged in time. The story is also known as the Hero of Haarlem. […]

6 Degrees of Love – A Valentine’s Day Special

This Valentine’s Day celebrate love and it myriad forms. Here are six stories that will make you fall in love again! 1. Love for your heritage – Basra Alia Muhammad Baker is a librarian in Basra, Iraq. Her library has been a meeting place for those who love books. Until now. Now war has come, and Alia fears that the library will be destroyed forever. 2. Love for fellow creatures […]

An Afternoon With a Storyteller: Vasavi Mulay

Meet Vasavi Mulay from Pune. Apart from writing beautiful short stories, she is an architect, interior designer and a compère. We got a call from Vasavi a few days back that she wished to record stories that she had written, so we invited her to our workspace. With  a warm smile she began recording her stories. We could all sense that something precious was being shared. “Of course” she replies, “These stories […]

Storython II

Welcome to Storython II – 2014 About the event Storython is an event organized jointly by The Orchid School and The Kahani Project. The event is about meeting new people and recording stories about our heritage and culture. All in a span of 3-6 hours. Past Storythons View our past storythons here: How will this happen Here is a quick glance at what we will do Step 1: Select a Story from following categories: […]

Katha Dhara!

Katha Dhara!

Every so often one finds themselves in a suspended reality. One where the imagination of their mind holds hands with the beauty of the world and soars towards creating a whole new universe. Sometimes it is a daydream, sometimes it is a poem, a short-story, a film, a song or even a painting. But what if when your imagination begins to awaken and you have no place to let it play? To let it slide down the slope of emotions and inspiration? To […]

30 Stories in 30 days.

30 Stories in 30 days.

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― Neil Gaiman Our hearts know that a more beautiful world is possible but it’s the mind which finds it hard to believe that. And I believe stories can bridge the two. Sometimes the change we want to bring doesn’t fit into our existing story of the […]

Feeling the Drawing – Drawing the Feeling

Feeling the Drawing – Drawing the Feeling

A 7-year-old was very happy with his creation that day. He told my friend Monika, “Someone told us that the blind cannot do two things – Drive and Draw. Today we could draw.” This was the magic that all of us co-created that day. This is what this story is about. Our assumptions are our boundaries. Nothing is more empowering to me than one more assumption breaking. Drawing with the touching slate broke down many of them for all of us that day.