Back to resources

Not Now, Not Now! – Pratham Books – Children’s Books

Education | Jan 1, 2015

The little boy in this story wants to do something now, but all his elders say NOT NOW! Do you get angry when someone says that to you?
This is a Level 1 book for children who are eager to begin reading.

View PDF

More like this

Education

Got money, reach out - Sudha Murthy does her thing and Rohini Nilekani does her own.

These days, Rohini reaches out to the less fortunate not through writing, but by donating generously to various causes. She has just taken over as the chairperson of the Akshara Foundation and is bubbling with ideas. View PDF
Jul 29, 2002 | Article

Education

In Favour of Basic Education - Betting on the bottom-up - Rohini Nilekani

Just recently, I happened to be standing outside a rather new-looking government school, high up on a scraggy hillock in Kolar district in South India. Two young boys, aged about 12, were our curious onlookers and we picked up conversations. One I knew to be a student, because he wore a school uniform, often the […]
Mar 1, 2009 | Article

Education

Lockdown: Online Classes - Let’s Plan, not Ban

In its wisdom, the state has recently banned all online teaching for classes 1-5. The state comes with honourable intentions. The arguments being made are on the grounds of equity, public health and learning. The equity argument is that online learning necessitates reliable access to digital devices, which not all children have. The health argument […]
Jun 13, 2020 |

Education

Akshara Foundation presented Rotary award

Foundation chairperson Rohini Nilekani accepts the award. Ms. Nilekani said the foundation, as part of the Pratham Network, believed in giving underprivileged children the opportunity to learn and thereby empower them to take advantage of several more opportunities available for the educated. View PDF
Jun 20, 2006 | Event