A Day on Ginny’s Planet!

FAQs

1. What is A day on Ginny’s Planet?

Ans. It is an online mela/event with multiple events, each of  30-60 minute duration. We have talks, and workshops for people of diverse age groups. All are welcome! It is an inclusive event.

2. Why are we organizing A Day on Ginny’s Planet?

Ans. To ensure that we keep our work inclusive, we are raising funds through the booking amount. So, every ticket you buy for the event helps us raise funds for the work that we do but cannot always charge for. The event will give you a flavour of the kind of workshops and work we do. And if you are a parent, you can join with your child.

3. Where do I pay & How much do I have to pay?

Ans. Book your tickets by clicking here! Whether you want to join one event/workshop or take Whole Day Pass, pay Rs. 600. This is inclusive of Taxes (GST)

4. How many spots can you book at a time?

Ans: 5.

5. If a child is below 10 years of age, does the parent need to book two spots?

Ans: No. You can book one spot and accompany your child in the workshops. You can also participate in the workshops for grownups using the same ticket.

6. If your child is above 10 years of age and you want to participate too, how many tickets should you book? 

Ans. Please book your and child’s tickets separately. Or Mention the quantity to be 2 when you book, and pay accordingly.

6. How long will the each session/event be?

Ans: All our events will be 30-60 minutes long.

7. I am in a different time zone. How will I participate?

Ans. You can choose to participate in the events that are convenient according to your time zone! Convert the timings for your time zone through this: https://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/

8. I cannot pay in INR (Indian currency). How do I pay?

Ans. You have 2 options.

Option 1: Click on the link for international payments on this website.

Option 2: Else, choose ‘International Payments’ while paying through our Instamojo link. You can pay through PayPal or Credit Card. Please email us at contact@ginnysplanet.com if you face any confusions. 

11. What happens after I pay via PayPal/International Credit Card?

Ans. We will share a form to know participant details on the email that you shared while paying through PayPal/International Payments option.

15 Events! 

11-11:45 am IST: Folding Magic! – Origami workshop by Poulomi Pal

10-10:45 am IST: Practicing Empathy: A capsule workshop by Shweta Verma [Click to See profile]

12-12:30 pm IST: Storytelling by Divya Vaishnava, Founder, BUD Foundation

12-12:30 pm IST: Use of Technology/Robotics to learn Daily Life Activities: A few game changers for children with disabilities: By Dr Ramya S. Moorthy

12:30-1:30 pm IST: Songs of Asha Bhosle: Singing Together! – A musical event hosted by Manorathi Foundation

2-2:40 pm IST: Sustainable Living: Top Tips by Sruti Harihara Subramanian, Founder, www.golisodastore.com

2-2:30 pm IST: ‘Let us Aate Bate’: Storytelling by Vinita Krishna & Sangeeta Gupta, Aate Baate Tales

3-3:45 pm IST: Psychological first aid: Care for self and others, by Mona Sharma, Manorathi Foundation

3-3:30 pm IST: Let’s Make a Millet Meal! A healthy cooking workshop for Children & Grown-ups By Amit Gupta and Raadhika Gupta, Foodshaala Foundation

4-5 pm IST: Make a Pop-up story book with Ginny & Rajasee Ray! [Click to See profile]

4-4:30 pm IST: Mindfulness– Session by Dr. Jyotika Taneja, Founder, Horizon: Stretching Experience and Knowledge

5-5:45 pm IST: Ginny’s Tiffin: Magic meals by Chef Amal & Kids

6-6:30 pm IST: Minimalism: The Top Tips by Kanika Kush

6:30- 7 pm IST: Wheelchair Tennis: Madhusudan & Debraj Chaudhury in Conversation YouTube Live: CLICK HERE TO WATCH 

7:30-8:30 pm IST: Being different is OKAY– A capsule workshop by Shweta Verma [Click to See profile]

9-10 pm IST: Open House

Meet the Resource Persons

Shweta Verma

Vinita & Sangeeta: Aate baate Tales

Rajasee Ray

Sruti Harihara Subramanian

Raadhika Gupta, Foodshaala Foundation

Kanika Kush

Poulomi Pal

Akanksha & Meenakshi

Divya Vaishnava, BUD Foundation

Dr. Ramya S Moorthy, Nimaya Robotics

Mona Sharma, Manorathi Foundation

Chef Amal

Madhu & Debraj

Dr. Jyotika Taneja

Why ‘A day on Ginny’s Planet’? 

Since we began in 2019, we have been on a rollercoaster ride! It is exciting, challenging, has its ups and downs. Most of all, it is meaningful and fun only when people like you join us on the ride!

Till now, we have reached 2000+ people, done 100+ workshops with people across age groups, engaged directly with 250+ children, partnered with 13+ social enterprises, and offered free/sponsored as well as revenue generating services and products. We have launched 10 different kinds of workshop series and continue to design more!

We are committed to providing inclusive services. This requires availability of resources like tactile books/games, and people such as sign language interpreters, and so on. It is tough to cover the costs for these without charging a high amount from users. To cover such costs while offering affordable and inclusive services and spaces, we have launched this fundraiser event: A day on Ginny’s Planet!

When you book a spot, you help us raise funds!

Previous Edition of 'A Day on Ginny's Planet'

‘A Day on Ginny’s Planet’: 25 Oct, Sunday, 8:15 am- 10:30 pm IST

Music, cooking, doll making, making amazing stuff from things at home, story telling, art, making things from scrap, conversations on child safeguarding, social work, minimalism, empathy workshop, diversity workshop, understanding disability beyond jargons, a fun take on the life of an HR head, social entrepreneurship…and much more!

This will be an online event with capsules of several workshops that we do! 30- 45 minutes of events will be led by various volunteers and resource persons of Ginny’s Planet. No matter what age you are, you and your children can choose to join any of the sessions you want. You will enjoy it!

SCHEDULE (ALL TIMINGS IN IST)

1. 8:15am-8:45 am: Practicing Empathy– Shweta Verma

2. 9:00am-9:30 am: Ask me Anything: Robotics & AI– Deepak Gupta

3. 10:00am-10:30 am: Poetry for everyone– Sangeeta Gupta

4. 10:30 am-11:00 am: Lets hear a story: Divya Vaishnava

5. 11:00am-11:30 am: Yarn magic (Making toys from yarn): Poulomi Pal

6. 11:30 am to 12:00: Doll Making in Minutes: Chayanika Sen

7. 12:00-12:30 pm: Cooking with Ambar Saleem 

8. 12:30 pm- 1:00pm: Creative Writing for children – Namrata Ahuja

9. 1:00pm-1:30pm: Mental health Recovery from a lived experience– Mona Sharma

10. 1:30-2:00 pm: Compost Making at Home– Rutvick Pedamkar

11. 2:30-3:00 pm: Minimalism– Kanika Kush

12. 3:00-3:30 pm : Cooking with Shakti & Madhu Khanna

13. 3:15-3:45 pm: Reimagine Your Neighbourhood With Compassion– Ruchi Varma

14. 4:00-4:30 pm: Deconstructing Social Work with Prof. Neelam Sukhramani

15. 5:00-5:30 pm: Wheelchair Cricket: Shiva & Meha in conversation

16. 6:00-6:30 pm: Art for everyone- Anybody can draw– Swathika

17. 6:00-6:30 pm: Safeguarding of Children : Zaved Nafis Rahman & Apurva Singh

18. 7:00-7:30 pm: Scrap-Craft– Bhaswati

19. 7:00-7:30 pm: Mindfulness – Jyotika Taneja

20. 8:00-8:30 pm : Life of an HR- The adventures, fun, & horrors– Kusumadhar Pandey

21. 9:00-9:30 pm: Sign Language- An outsider’s perspective– Oshin Dhawan

22. 10:00-10:30 pm: Being different is Okay: Acknowledging Diversity– Shweta Verma

23. 12:30 -1:15 pm: Songs of Kishore Kumar: Singing together! – A Musical Event by Akanksha & Meenakshi, Hosted by Manorathi Foundation

Who are we?

Ginny’s Planet is a startup and a social enterprise. We nurture empathy, respect for diversity, and spirit of inquiry through our workshops, dolls, stories, and responsibly sourced & produced products!

On Ginny’s Planet, being different is okay & nobody feels odd one out!

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