“Enriched minds will collectively find solutions to all other problems. No matter what poverty, illness, violence, or other problems people face, the only long-term solution is quality education.”
Asante Africa Foundation Kenyan Board Chair
Learning about social issues helps students develop empathy and global awareness. Use the resources below to bring important issues like global literacy and gender equality into your classroom, then use our Take-Action Toolkits to help your students change the world, through the power of education!
Here you will find information on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals to Achieve Universal Education. This is the UN’s attempt for world wide education for everyone no matter where they live.
Resources for Elementary and
Middle School Students
- Find out why water is so precious and explore the role of water in everyday life around the world. Consider the causes and effects of water shortages and discuss water related issues.
Learn about buying food in Kenya and how these foods are cooked and prepared. Consider the ways families eat together and get your students cooking, by trying out some delicious African recipes!
Develop children’s knowledge of African Animals through playing a great game of Lotto. Go on a virtual safari and discoverfascinating facts about many different animals living in the African Savannah.
Resources for HIGH SCHOOL students
Explore and discuss climate change issues and give students the opportunity to take action. Consider the fact and talk about what climate change actually means for us, as well as where the most vulnerable countries are
Guide your students to think about why rights are important and investigate how rights apply to our own lives. Explore issues such as equality and the right to education.
If there is a specific subject area for which you would like teaching ideas, feel free to contact us. We will be glad to help!