The Grand Bal Mela – A Charity Fundraiser

‘Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving’

Over the past many years Modern School has been organizing The Grand Bal Mela which is a Charity Fundraiser. It has become a successful fun-filled event witnessed by the whole city of Lucknow. It is also a part of the Business Studies projects. The students of classes ninth to twelfth take lead in calculating the budget, organizing, marketing, publicity and managing the profitability.

Some Interesting Aspects of the fete

Art and Craft Exhibition-cum-sale

The art and craft exhibition cum sale by the students of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (Grades Nursery to 5) is one of the major highlights of the event. It is part of the Business Studies plan.

The lip-smacking food stalls

An array of stalls with a variety of spicy, sumptuous and savory mouth-watering food items are organized by the students, which include food items ranging from Chinese to our indigenous ‘chaat’. The students and parents cheerfully visit one stall to another, relishing the food to their heart’s content.

It’s all in the name of a game

The most loved and popular stalls are the gaming stalls which are thronged by the majority of the crowd. The students look forward to attending this fete and thoroughly enjoy their day.

Inculcates life-skills

By organizing such events the school provides the students to learn the very important attributes of cooperation, teamwork, entrepreneurship, leadership, and most importantly social service because every profit that they make is donated for a special cause. Overall it is an overwhelming experience and a major learning opportunity for all students.