24-hour fast on March 24

18th February 2000 at 00:00
March 24 brings an opportunity to fast for 24 hours and raise money for children whose lives have been devastated by war. World Vision, a Christian aid agency, has produced a pack for schools explaining how and why they might contribute. Using the stories of a Bosnian boy and Sudanese girl, the materials draw young people's attention to the avoidable suffering of their contemporaries. There are lesson plans covring six areas of the curriculum, the usual stickers and sponsorship forms, and, most telling, a video that provides thoughtful provocations to reflect on how historic injustices might be overcome.

Available free from World Vision, 24-hour famine, PO Box 947, Milton Keynes MK9 3PH. Tel: 0990 242424, fax: 01908 841022, email: shutit@worldvision.org.uk, website: www.worldvision.org.uk24hourfamine


Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now