Bangalore, July 6: Hewlett-Packard known as HP announced the launch of Write&Read – a collaborative story-writing program that will be driven by company’s industry-leading imaging and printing technologies to bring young students’ imagination to life.
Prolific lyricist, Prasoon Joshi, will join the initiative as a mentor for the students, who will participate in workshops run by Katha, an NGO that brings children living in poverty into reading and quality education. Over the next few months, Write & Read workshops will be rolled out across six cities in India – Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, and Pune – for children aged nine to fourteen, HP said in press release.
Stories have played a key role in education by transmitting values and information across generations. Through the Write&Read program, we hope to enliven the educational experience of writing and reading and make a positive impact in children’s education,” said Vyomesh Joshi, Executive Vice President, Imaging & Printing Group, HP.
HP will support Write&Read workshops with web-connected printers, which will enable children to interact directly with content on the Web via Print Apps. The low-cost and vibrant color prints from HP Original Ink will enable children to showcase their creations in their best manifestations, thereby igniting and fuelling their passion for writing and reading. Children can preserve their epiphanies by capturing a photo of the moment and sending a print job to their home printer from anywhere, anytime, with HP ePrint technology1.