Keep Coronavirus at bay

We need a new way to look at Covid-19

Peter Pan is fighting with the pirate Captain Hook. The fight is even, until Captain Hook pulls a trick on Peter and injures him. “Not the pain of this but its unfairness was what dazed Peter. It made him quite helpless. He could only stare, horrified. Every child is affected…
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The man who fought to create Red Cross

It was 1859. A war was raging in Europe. Henry Dunant, a Swiss businessman, was travelling to the heart of the battle in Solferino, Italy. He wanted Emperor Napolean III’s approval on some business matters. When he reached Solferino, Dunant found thousands of soldiers lying injured on the battlefield –…
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Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis: The pioneer of handwashing

Even before Covid-19 spread across the world, handwashing was a part of daily hygiene. But did you know that there was a time when it was not part of daily routines? Even doctors did not consider handwashing important! In the 19th century, doctors would examine patients without washing their hands. And when…
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Stories to beat Corona Blues

Overnight we have moved from speed age to the age of inactivity. As responsible citizens, we stay home, 24×7.  A small number work online while a large majority have no work to keep them engaged as they cannot go to place of work when corona is in the air. When…
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20 Moral Stories For Kids

Parents are always on the lookout for great moral stories for kids. However, at KathaKids, we believe that kids learn the morals of stories even if they aren’t explicitly mentioned. When a story is well-written, the takeaway, or the moral of the story, is readily apparent. Such lessons get absorbed…
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No kidding, kids know about Corona

There’s something different about Corona Viruses are all around us. Our body’s in-built defense system knows how to fight and defeat most of these viruses because it has fought them before. However, Covid-19, which belongs to the corona family of viruses, is a new troublemaker. It will take some time…
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