When children leave you in awe

Smarter Cities Challenge Team Blog

Over the past week, we have been discussing what the WOW moment of our presentation is. Little did we know that our own WOW moment of the entire Smarter Cities Challenge was around the corner  – and perhaps not surprisingly it came from children of Allahabad.   We were very lucky to be able to visit a truly inspiring school (Khel Gaon Public School) which is dedicated to combining sport and education for the students that attend.   We received an amazing welcome from the students and staff – I lost count of the number of rounds of applause we were given.   We were presented with beautiful garlands upon our arrival before being taken into the school’s enormous gymnasium – to receive yet more applause from the 500-600 children that were sitting above us on three sides. With us on a podium, hundreds of children from 5 years old to…

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