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Great work on the social justice week resources!
A game you might want to consider trying that I thought I would use with the students at Marian College next week is…
http://www.foodforce2.com/ it looks at the distribution of food bu the UN
And one of their favourites is garbage dreams http://www.gamesforchange.org/play/the-garbage-dreams-game/
Although its more about recycling it really does make them think about the food they waste and how everything should be used
Thanks Anna – they sound great. Will look at including them in this website too.
Great reflection from Columban Fathers on the Social Justice Week theme: ‘Our Daily Bread’:
Putting food on the table is one of the most basic concerns of all families. For millions in our world this can be the most intense and painful of struggles because, despite their best efforts, they are unable to do so or to do so adequately. Food is not just a commodity like any other. Because it is essential to wellbeing and life itself it is a human right. …. Read the rest at: http://www.columban.org.au/Archives/from-new-zealand/2012/our-daily-bread/
Great website. Full of interesting bits. Very relevant and thought provoking. makes you want to get out there and do something!
If only there was a way in which we could share all the surplus food and eradicate hunger in the world. Our hearts go out to the poor in Africa
Its not only the poor in Africa we need to be worrying about, people get to focused on sending money overseas to help the poor. Sometimes I think we need to look out our own backdoors first.
Very lively website. Captured my interest. Great to see plans in motion to address where predicted areas of need are going to be. That’s great forward thinking. Very sad to see the suffering of people around the world. Makes me feel grateful for what we have – a privileged life in Aotearoa