With the help of the BML Community Fund, a reading park has been established in Thoddoo, Alif Alif Atoll.
The reading park, which opened near Thoddoo harbor, was established under the direction of Adam Afsal, a Thoddoo School Leading Teacher.
The project’s goal, according to BML, is to cultivate the habit of reading in the community while also offering a convenient area for readers and inculcate community participation and family bonding.
The reading park has a mini library as well as seating arrangements made of traditional “joali” and swings for parents that visit the area.
According to the bank, the reading park was created in the style of a garden and contains activities like chess and dominoes to assist youngsters improve motor skills. It also has labelled plants, which assist youngsters gain information and learn about objects and things prevalent in our surroundings.
Adam Afsal, who commented on the project, said that there is no park for children on the island and that the sole library is at the school.
“The idea of the project is to instill love for reading among children in our community,” he added. “The reading park will help children to visit with family and meet their friends and study together.”
“I want to thank BML for the support in completing a very essential project for this island,” said Afsal, the project’s initiator.
BML’s Community Fund is a program that encourages people and non-profit organizations to give back to their communities through long-term initiatives. This is the third year in a row that the fund has sponsored over 55 projects.