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.

Your Life, My Life

Your Life, My Life

What makes you jump for joy, or laugh out loud? These 15 short films were filmed in some of the countries Oxfam works in, and they celebrate fun and games. Suitable for ages 5 to 9, they provide a snapshot into other children’s lives and help us all think about our human connections.

Chembakolli: the complete package

Chembakolli - complete package

Discover the famous village of Chembakolli, India with this set of primary resources from ActionAid. Includes resources on Chembakolli schools, housing, transport, games and toys and of course their famous fair trade tea.

A day with Musa

This colourful book from CAFOD is aimed at Early Years and Key Stage 1 (ages 4-7). It follows a typical day in the life of Bangladeshi schoolboy Musa. With colourful images, the story looks at the beauty and vibrancy of life in Bangladesh.

RISC Resource Bank

RISC’s interactive Resource Bank supports the effective delivery of Global Citizenship across the curriculum. Choose from thousands of photos and artefacts from many different countries, plus teaching packs and books along with schemes of work and

Failte Malawi

Designed to support Curriculum for Excellence in Scotland, the activities in this pack encourage primary school teachers and their pupils to explore the links and commonalities that are shared between Scotland and Malawi.

Make a toy car, re-use a plastic bottle African style

This short video shows how ‘waste’ can be re-used and made into toys like this plastic bottle car. It is typical for young boys like Dennis from Uganda to make their own toys out of recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and plastic bags as there often is little money to buy them