This story will transport you to a village in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet Beshey Konneh, a 14-year-old-boy whose parents are cocoa farmers.
Beshey’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about daily life in rural Sierra Leone, different types of agriculture in the country, and the difference between cash crops and subsistence crops. At the end of the story you will find a list of suggested follow-up activities to consolidate student learning.
This story will transport you to a farm in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Lucia Mansaray. Lucia’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about the Gola Rainforest, forest friendly cocoa farming and Fairtrade Premium. At the end of the story you will […]
A film made in 2020 for schools about the people of the great Gola Rainforest in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 14-year-old Beshey shares the story of his family, explaining how a group of cocoa farmers have come together to protect the forest, and develop their communities through Fairtrade. The challenge for the people of the […]
Learn about what caused the Ebola crisis, what are its effects and how it can be overcome But what caused the Ebola crisis, what are its effects and how will it be overcome? This resource contains a presentation to help learners to understand the crisis, a workshop activity and additional materials for teachers to produce […]
Published by The Economist Educational Foundation, and independent charity set up by The Economist, a set of resources to introduce the climate emergency and open discussion. These resources are designed to help teachers and students have inspiring, in-depth discussions about current affairs whilst developing their critical thinking skills.
Young people frequently face making decisions about a wide range of issues on which there are many different views. Issues like sexuality, religion, bullying, and war can provoke strong, varied and often contradictory responses. This revised and updated version of Oxfam’s popular guide recognises the seismic shifts in social and political contexts in recent years. […]
A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]
Think Global worked with RNIB to update and develop resources for the ‘Dots Raise Lots’ campaign, designed to help young people and schools learn more about sight loss and help spread awareness of the value of braille as a reading method for blind and partially sighted people.