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Ekal Vidyalaya Appathon 2016

Press Release
06/08/2016


Come join the New England Chapter of Ekal Vidyalaya in our Appathon: Workshop & Competition!

Do you like to be on the forefront of technology? Are you creative and want to build your own app? You can do this, while helping children in India receive an education!

Come join the New England Chapter of Ekal Vidyalaya in our Appathon: Workshop & Competition! 

When & Where: 

The event will take place on July 9th, from 10 am to 5 pm, at the Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration [SHA] -­­ 928 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA. Parents would have to pay for parking on their own, which is $12 for the day or $2 per hour in the Agganis Arena parking garage. There are lots of parking meters outside the building and around as well. Venue is also accessible by T.

Information about the Competition: 

No prior experience is necessary. All you need to do is bring your laptop. Ekal Youth Leaders will do a workshop with hands-­on training for an app making software. Later in the afternoon, the participants will be put in teams for the competition and will apply their own ideas to make an app or its prototype. Finally, they will present their prototype to the judges.

All participants will receive participation certificates and winners will be awarded trophies.

Participant must be 8 years or older, adults are welcome to participate, all children must be accompanied by at least one parent. Since this event is in collaboration with Boston University [SHA], filling their liability form is required. Lunch for participant and one parent will be provided.  

How to Enter:

Please donate $60 per participant to this campaign
Email boston.ekal@gmail.com with participant name, age, school, along with the name under which the entry fee was paid
 
Register: https://www.ekal.org/us/campaign-detail/ekal-appathon-2016

Please join us for the first Ekal Appathon! It will be fun filled, your participation will promise a brighter future to children in rural India.

Any questions, email: ayushupneja@gmail.com or nikita.minocha@gmail.com 

 Notes:

All judges' decisions are final
Ekal reserves the right to make any changes to the competition  
- See more at: https://www.ekal.org/us/campaign-detail/ekal-appathon-2016#sthash.27eqikLb.dpuf



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