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Rakonto: Global stories written by students, for students

A project in Palo Alto, CA by Sawyer Altman

Status: Active

We teach storytelling and share stories told by unexpected authors: children from developing communities. Help us become sustainable.
Backers: 53
Average Daily Pledges: $277
Average Pledge Per Backer: $104

Funding: $5,531 of $12,500
Dates: Nov 29th -> Dec 29th (30 days)
Project By: Sawyer Altman
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Latest News

¡Hola desde Yucatán, México!

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We are just getting set up here for our first workshop starting tomorrow, where we'll be helping wonderful Mayan children tell their stories! This will be our fourth workshop - anyone with a 6-month subscription is guaranteed to receive the storybook... (Read More)

Featured in FastCompany

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Looks like the campaign is picking up speed! We were just featured in a wonderful article in Fast Company, which takes a look at the process of our workshops.  For those who are looking for some more info on what goes on, what the... (Read More)

These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

December 4th - via: fastcompany.com
Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books. (Read More)

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