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Tell A Story

Once upon a time there was a child named Renu who loved listening to stories. Sadly, she had finished all the stories from her story book and because of the lockdown she could not get another story book...

Would you like to help Renu and all the children out there who love stories by telling your stories or reciting classic stories to them? If yes, come join us in our initiative Tell a Story (Volunteer Now)

This is a simple initiative which gives people the opportunity to volunteer to record audio stories in vernacular languages for children aged 4 to 10 years throughout India. We would appreciate it if the content was in vernacular language due to the dearth of content out there. Languages could be Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Gujrati, Konkani etc.

Did your eyes light up every time it was story time? Help us do the same for other children out there. Pull out all the stories your grandparents or parents read to you when you were a child and share them with our little ones. Pass on the wonderful folklore that you heard as a child to the next generation.     

These stories are going to reach children through our various NGO partners who work with children in different states of India.

One of iVolunteer’s largest volunteering initiative, we aim to engage 10,000 volunteers who are interested in recording audio stories. These stories could be in any Indian language and need to be 4 to 5 minutes long. If you are interested in the same please apply for the opportunity: Volunteer for 'Tell A Story' 

Come relive your childhood and help us put a smile on a child’s face!

Children Stories podcast in multiple Indian lanugages & dialects, contributed by volunteers

English Stories: on Google Podcast, Spotify or Anchor

हिंदी कहानियां सुनें : Google Podcast, Spotify या Anchor पर 

हसमुख राक्षस

By iVolunteer Hindi. Mon, 08 Feb 2021

हसमुख राक्षस

गरीब और अमीर

By iVolunteer Hindi. Mon, 08 Feb 2021

हर एक इंसान की ज़िंदगी में एक बुरा वक्त आता है कब आता है और किस वक्त आता है| 

चालाक खरगोश

By iVolunteer Hindi. Mon, 08 Feb 2021

एक चालाक खरगोश, भेड़िया को हराकर उसके बाग का मालिक बन जाता है| 

घमंडी हाथी और चींटी

By iVolunteer Hindi. Sun, 07 Feb 2021

एक जंगल में एक घमंडी हाथी रहता था| सुनिये कैसे  चींटी ने घमंड तोडा |

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The crow and the snake

By iVolunteer. Thu, 04 Mar 2021

A crow couple had built a nest on the top of a tree, but unfortunately the tree was inhabited by a snake at its bottom. Crow did something which helped him in getting rid of the snake.

The Fox and The Mask

By iVolunteer. Thu, 18 Feb 2021

A Fox looks at a mask and wonders where the mask’s brains are.

The Bat, Birds, and The Beasts

By iVolunteer. Thu, 18 Feb 2021

A great conflict was about to come off between the Birds and the Beasts. A Bat could not choose sides in a potential war. When peace came, neither side would accept him.

The Hare With Many Friends

By iVolunteer. Mon, 15 Feb 2021

A Hare had many good weather friends but when trouble was near, they all refused to help the Hare. He managed to escape on his own.

The frogs who wanted a king

By iVolunteer. Fri, 12 Feb 2021

Frogs prayed for a king but got a log. Prayed again and got a stork who started to have a feast on them.

A crow and the pitcher

By iVolunteer. Fri, 12 Feb 2021

A thirsty crow wanted water from a pitcher, so he filled it with pebbles to raise the water level to drink. 

The ant and the grasshopper

By iVolunteer. Fri, 12 Feb 2021

A Grasshopper met with an Ant who was storing food for the winter. When winter came the Ant was comfortable; the Grasshopper not so.

The fox and the stork

By iVolunteer. Fri, 12 Feb 2021

The stork invited the fox to a meal, which is served in a narrow-necked vessel. It is easy for the stork to access but impossible for the fox. A story which gives the moral about how to behave in the world. 

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