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Purnima Rao

Documentary filmmaker & screenwriter and volunteers at the Deepalaya Community Library Project

Purnima Rao is a documentary filmmaker & screenwriter and a volunteer at the Deepalaya Community Library Project in Sheikh Sarai New Delhi.
Karin Elizabeth Lockwood

10 Things I Learned By Volunteering At A Community Library Project

When I joined in March, I had never volunteered time or energy to anything like this before. I won't lie to you. Having no experience working with children, the idea terrified me. But in just three short months, I've gone from a state of apprehension to being deeply committed to the project's larger mission: building a library movement that believes in transforming communities through the power of reading. Here are 10 things I've learnt along the way.
12/06/2015 8:33 AM IST