An Interview with Ebrottié: French Comprehension

Ebrottié is a cocoa farmer in Côte d’Ivoire. He is part of a Fairtrade certified cooperative. This interview transcript forms the basis of a French reading comprehension, in which Ebrottié describes the challenges of life in a cocoa farming community.

The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar (shorter version)

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 […]

Natural resources

This unit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14) provides a series of lessons, activities and associated materials focusing on natural resources.

Dollar Street

Dollar Street

This fantastic online photo-resource features photos from over 240 families living in 50 countries around the world. The site arranges them all on a street called Dollar Street, in order of their monthly income. Select from 100 topics to compare photos showing aspects of everyday life, often surprisingly similar for people on the same income level across cultures and continents.