DIGI-PAL ||Twinkler Initiative for the year||

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 twinklers@lcindia.ooo 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.

QUARTER WISE THEMES


Quarter 1 Theme - Learning


Q1 - Learning

  • June - time to go back to School and the focus is on all things NEW

  • Piggy banks from regalia to inculcate the habit of saving, money to be used in Q2 for projects.

  • All activities related to learning something new.

    • – LAPD Session

      – Factory Visits

      – Planetarium Visit followed by a quiz

      – General Knowledge quiz competition

      – Arts & Crafts Workshop

    Quarter 2 Theme - Sharing


    Q2 - Sharing
  • The festive season is all about feeling blessed by sharing our blessings.

  • What better time to reach out to those less privileged?

  • Focus this quarter will be all on Projects

  • Organize a sports day / drawing contest in a government school for special kids. We can ask Regalia to do LC India Medals which can be gifted along with snacks & Juices.

  • Movie day with underprivileged kids.

  • For Children’s Day – Twinklers bring together all their old toys in good condition, and then give them away at an orphanage on a date closer to Diwali or Christmas.

  • Savings from the piggy banks to be collected and used for a project with underprivileged kids. Can be combined with Children’s Day project too.

  • Spend time at an orphanage or with kids at a school with our Twinklers conducting some kind of LAPD for them. Eg: Better hygiene, Communication, Career options.

  • Contest - Best “Selfless Selfie”

  • Capture your best sharing moment in a selfie with someone less privileged. A capture of the moment you share a smile.

  • Top 10 / 20 entries will be awarded prizes and featured in Rendezvous.

  • Condition: Must be only taken as part of project or event with them.

  • Q3 – Caring


  • This Quarter is all about focusing on family values.

  • Order for gratitude boxes from Regalia and start the practice of collecting memories of moments we are grateful for. Brings about great family bonding and appreciation for our privileges in life.

  • Twinklers project for LC India charter day on March 17th.

    • – Visit an old age home and bond one to one erasing their loneliness for a few moments.

      – Snack distribution

      – Perform a skit for them or dance and sing

  • Family game night – all tablers, circlers and twinklers

  • A small LAPD session on family tree and tracing their family trees.

  • Time spent with special children.
  • Q4 – Fun and adventure

  • Twinklers fellowship express

  • Debrief, culmination and experience sharing of digipals.

  • Paintball, Gokarting, Pool day, Trekking, Storytelling, Zumba – all things fun and frolic to end the year.

  • Contribute to Rendezvous –

    • o Cook Up a story,

      o Rustle up a rhyme,

      o And we will publish

      o Those entries sublime.