The story of an 18 year old genocide survivor from Rwanda.
Janvier’s story focuses on the importance of the manure from his cow and the bumper harvest of vegetables that comes from his healthy soils. He lives with his brothers and sisters as an orphan headed household.
Facts and background info - great for projects
These sheets give a brief overview of Rwanda, with information on the geography, culture and issues in the country. They are useful if you are studying Rwanda in topic work and offer comparisons with the UK, they also link well to the stories of Rose, Marie-Rose and Janvier. You can find all sort of images from Rwanda in our gallery. And you can make a donation to help a Rwandan orphan group by following this link.
Packed with food related resources
This poster is useful all year, but fits especially well into a harvest topic. There is information about growing food in Rwanda, some fun classroom ideas, plus Janvier’s and Rose’s stories of orphan headed households who now have healthy food because of Send a Cow’s help. The lessons and resources that support the material found on this poster can be found in this section. To receive copies of this resource please use the ‘Order and Sign up’ page and to view our other materials, use the link to the main Send a Cow website.
Food shapes with healthy eating facts
These shapes with food facts are useful when talking about fresh food and healthy eating. They can also be used alongside the Harvest and African Gardens materials.
The positive power of fruit and veg!
An assembly about growing food in Rwanda. Great for Harvest and useful all year round, telling the story of a genocide orphan called Janvier. This assembly highlights the importance of healthy food in a visual and fun way. To get a copy of our Harvest materials and view other ideas, please use the link to the main Send a Cow website.