o. Here is how it’s going to work?
o. Open to twinklers age 9-16 (also children of past circlers).
o. Initial mailers calling for info and participation will be sent out by July first week.
o. List of interested profiles to reach National Twinklers Convenor at email@example.com by July end latest.
o. A minimum of 50 interested participants would be necessary to take it forward.
o. The received profiles will be randomly paired up, across geographies.
o. 12-16 age group would be paired up with twinklers of the same gender.
o. Basic pre-requisite would be an email id for the concerned twinkler and tacit agreement to send a minimum of two emails a month.
o. All participants will be added to a google group where they will get ideas and topics of discussion every month.
o. The idea - to recreate the magic of the pen pal era.
o. The aim – nurturing next generation friendships across the country, which will hopefully segue into friendships between their parents later.
o. The process – develop understanding of life and culture and value systems far removed from our own within this vast cultural pot pourri that is our country.
o. Incidental benefits
- Improved written communication.
- Better self expression.
- Learning to reach out and connect.
Testimonials will be sought end of Q3 and will get a place of pride in Rendezvous.