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iVolunteer - Tell a story - English

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iVolunteer brings volunteers and organisations together to share their time, skills, and passion for India's social development.

Tell A Story is an initiative that enables volunteers to produce audio stories in vernacular languages and from local cultures and traditions, for use by other volunteers, NGOs and community based organisations in their programs.

Disclaimer: iVolunteer does not verify or authenticate the content and copyright of the stories submitted by the volunteers. Users are requested to exercise their own judgement while using these.
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The crow and the snake
A crow couple had built a nest on the top of a tree, but unfortunately the tree was inhabited by a snake at its bottom. Crow did something which helped him in getting rid of the snake.
05:02
March 4, 2021
The Fox and The Mask
A Fox looks at a mask and wonders where the mask’s brains are.
01:22
February 18, 2021
The Bat, Birds, and The Beasts
A great conflict was about to come off between the Birds and the Beasts. A Bat could not choose sides in a potential war. When peace came, neither side would accept him.
01:47
February 18, 2021
The Hare With Many Friends
A Hare had many good weather friends but when trouble was near, they all refused to help the Hare. He managed to escape on his own.
01:43
February 15, 2021
The frogs who wanted a king
Frogs prayed for a king but got a log. Prayed again and got a stork who started to have a feast on them.
01:41
February 12, 2021
A crow and the pitcher
A thirsty crow wanted water from a pitcher, so he filled it with pebbles to raise the water level to drink. 
01:26
February 12, 2021
The ant and the grasshopper
A Grasshopper met with an Ant who was storing food for the winter. When winter came the Ant was comfortable; the Grasshopper not so.
01:35
February 12, 2021
The fox and the stork
The stork invited the fox to a meal, which is served in a narrow-necked vessel. It is easy for the stork to access but impossible for the fox. A story which gives the moral about how to behave in the world. 
01:35
February 12, 2021
The fox and the grapes
A fox tries to get grapes to eat but cannot. The fox goes away in disgust saying he didn’t want them anyhow.
01:47
February 9, 2021
The Wolf and The shepherds
The Wolf and the Shepherds is ascribed to Aesop’s Fables.  A Wolf had been prowling around a flock of Sheep for a long time, and the Shepherd watched very anxiously to prevent him from carrying off a Lamb. Listen to this amazing story. 
00:37
December 8, 2020
The Wet Pants
Each one of us goes through good days and bad days. Only those who help you out on your bad days are your true friends.
01:06
December 8, 2020
The Golden Egg
Once a farmer got a hen, which is used to lay a golden egg every day. The farmer sold those golden eggs and earned lots of money. Listen to how he became greedy and foolish. 
00:47
December 8, 2020
The Farmer and The well
A farmer looking for a source of water for his farm bought a well from his neighbor. The neighbor was cunning, though, and refused to let the farmer take water from the well.
01:07
December 8, 2020
The Rabbit and The Lion
Once a lion said to all the animals in the forest that if one of them will come to him as his meal for the day, he would not kill anyone else among them. All the animals agreed to this but rabbit had other plans. 
08:34
December 3, 2020
The Blind Horse
A beautiful story about a blind horse and his owner, who has chosen not to have him put down, but has made a good home for him. 
01:48
December 3, 2020
King and his Ministers
A clever king wanted to appoint new minister, so he tested the wisdom of his three minsters. 
02:20
December 3, 2020
Elephant and Friends
An elephant and his search for friend, and asks number of animals to be his friend but everyone refuses to him.  So he did something which made the other animals love him.
01:20
December 1, 2020
Lion and Three Cows
There were three cows in a forest. One day a Lion was passing by, and had been starving for many days.  This is story about unity and strength.
01:12
December 1, 2020
The Young Crab and His Mother
A Mother Crab and her baby were walking together. The Baby Crab was walking a little ahead of the Mother. After a while, the Mother Crab said, “Why do you bend towards one side when you walk, my child?” What made her mother said so, and what the baby crab did. Listen! 
00:38
December 1, 2020
The Woodcutter and The Golden Axe
A sincere and honest woodcutter of a village who later turned greedy. 
01:00
December 1, 2020
The Tortoise and The bird
A tortoise was resting under a tree, on which a bird had built its nest. The tortoise spoke to the bird mockingly, “What a shabby home you have! It is made of broken twigs, it has no roof, and looks crude. What’s worse is that you had to build it yourself. I think my house, which is my shell, is much better than your pathetic nest”. 
00:58
December 1, 2020
The Thirsty Crow
The thirsty crow was searching for water and finally found a tall pot with very little water in it.
01:25
December 1, 2020
The Rabbit and The Tortoise
Once upon a time a turtle and a rabbit had an argument about who was faster. They decided to settle the argument with a race.
00:39
December 1, 2020
The Miser and His Gold
A Miser had buried his gold in a secret place in his garden. He made so many trips that a Thief, who had been observing him, guessed what it was the Miser had hidden. What happened next? Listen! 
01:10
December 1, 2020
The Golden Touch
A king discovers that the ability to turn objects into gold is more of a curse than a blessing.
01:19
December 1, 2020
The Foolish Donkey
Once upon a time there lived a salt merchant in a small village, who had a donkey to carry the salt load to the market.  The donkey acted foolish and learned a lesson. 
00:52
December 1, 2020
The Cows and The Tiger
Audio Stories is an initiative that enables volunteers to produce audio stories in vernacular languages and from local cultures and traditions, for use by other volunteers, NGOs and community based organisations in their programs. Disclaimer: iVolunteer does not verify or authenticate the content and copyright of the stories submitted by the volunteers. Users are requested to exercise their own judgement while using these.
00:29
December 1, 2020
The Camel and The Baby
One day, a camel and her baby were chatting when the baby asked “Mother–mother, why do we have humps?” Listen to what happend at the end! 
00:57
December 1, 2020
The Bundle of Sticks
Once upon a time, an old man lived with his three sons in a village. The three sons were hard workers. Still, they quarrelled all the time. The old man tried a lot to unite them but he failed. Then the old man did something to show them the power of unity. 
01:48
December 1, 2020
The Milkmaid and Her Pail
Patty the Milkmaid was going to the market carrying milk in a pail on her head. As she walked along, her pretty head was busy with plans for the days to come. Listen to know! 
00:59
November 30, 2020
The Dog at The Well
A dog and her pups lived on a farm, where there was a well. The mother dog told the pups, do not go near the well or play around it. MORAL - Sometimes we need to listen to what our elders say instead of always defying.
00:49
November 30, 2020