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The Chagga People

The Chagga People

The Chagga people have lived on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro for hundreds of years, they believe the mountain is holy and treat it with respect. However, since the area was given National Park status in 1970 there has been a sharp increase in hikers. These worksheets have the students imagining they run a local primary school, however the families struggle to afford the uniforms, shoes, books and lunches which result in many children not attending. Their task is to decide how best to use aid money to help try double attendance to the school.