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Meet the Samburu: Primary school resource

'Meet the Samburu' tells the story of Stella Leporole, a member of the Samburu tribe, who lives in northern Kenya.

Poverty Explored - Transition Year teaching resource Pupils will learn about the Samburu traditions and way of life. They will see where Stella lives and find out how she provides food for her family.

Pupils will find out how Christian Aid has helped people in Stella’s village to become more resilient to seasonal changes in their local environment.

There are suggestions for science, art and geography activities as well as fundraising ideas to help support the work of Christian Aid.



'Meet the Samburu' contributes towards the teaching of the following curricula subjects / areas of learning:

Republic of Ireland subjects:

Visual Arts
Social, Personal and Health Education

Northern Ireland areas of learning:

The World Around Us (including Geography, Science & Technology and ICT)
The Arts
Personal Development & Mutual Understanding

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If you would like to order free copies for your school then please contact:

Republic of Ireland:

Michael Briggs – tel (01) 496 7040 or email mbriggs@christian-aid.org

Northern Ireland:

David Thomas – tel (028) 9064 8133 or email dthomas@christian-aid.org

Let us know

• If you have any problems accessing any of these resources.

• If you would prefer to have a copy of the resource sent out to you.

• If you would like to have someone from Christian Aid visit your school to lead an assembly, speak to your class, or at an after-school activity on development education.



Michael Briggs
(01) 496 7040 - Dublin

David Thomas
(028) 9064 8133 - Belfast

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