'Be an African family' role play - Kenya, Uganda

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Created bysendacow

In this role play exercise, pupils become part of a poor Ugandan (or Kenyan!) family struggling with the challenges of poverty, climate change and disease. They decide as a group how they will make some more money to keep the family together and alive. This activity is a great way of helping pupils to understand what difficult decisions poor families have to make and helps them to empathise with their situation. There is an optional element that also shows how much of a difference Send a Cow’s help makes to families like these.

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CreatedApr 9, 2010
UpdatedMar 20, 2013

2 Reviews

  • 4
    user avataryoyo15 years agoReport

    Thank you - my class really enjoyed this thought provoking activity.

  • 5

    Fab! Thank you - fantastic resource especially as our school has link with a school in Kanah!