Find out how we help poor families in Africa
This video, mainly from Uganda, introduces how cows can help - click play to view. This video is hosted on Vimeo, if you have restricted access to this site (as is the case in some Primary schools) you will not be able to view this video online. If you don’t have access to Vimeo.com at school, register for an account on their website at home and then you can download all our videos using the link on the bottom right of each video page.
Fun animal drama that includes the whole class.
A lively, fun and engaging way to present the story of a family of orphans in Uganda to an assembly or as a whole class activity to another class. The story can be easily followed and is told by a group of farm animals from the UK and can be used to as part of your English curriculum.
Find out more about Africa and Send a Cow - book now!
If you would like to find out more about our work and help pupils learn about life in African countries, why not book a speaker to come and give a talk? We have ‘Ambassadors’ around the country who speak about Send a Cow - many of them have first-hand experience of our projects. They often use Powerpoint slides, DVDs and visual props, and are a great way of bringing our work to life in an assembly, workshop or lesson. So, to add to pupils’ learning or help with fundraising, call us on 01225 874222. Alternatively, use our online booking form.
Visual resource about how to help a group of orphans
This assembly is about the best way of helping a child-headed household. It explains how goats and chickens can make a difference to a group of orphans. It can be used on its own or with Berna’s Story. If you would like to help people like Berna you can donate using our gifts website, featuring goats and chickens, using the link below.
A simple summing up of help from goats and chickens
A simple Powerpoint giving some background pictures and information about Uganda, which then explains how goats and chickens can benefit an African family. The slides loosely link with Berna’s story and include some background notes. If you would like to donate to Send a Cow using our gifts website, featuring goats and chickens, please use the link below.
A visual resource that introduces just what cows can do
How can a cow help a family? This Powerpoint spells it out in an easily understood and visual way that can be adapted for various age groups. A useful resource for lessons and assemblies to introduce how difference a cow can make to a poor family. Information and notes can be found below each slide. If you would like to donate to Send a Cow using our gifts website, featuring cows and other gifts, please use the link below.
Explains how cows can help - in a fun way!
This fun animation from Cowforce.com neatly sums up how a cow can help a poor family. Really useful for an assembly and as an introduction to our work - guaranteed to have your pupils smiling. Turn your sound up to enhance the experience. We have supplied an exe file for PC that opens straight up (over 2MB) or Quicktime files that are smaller and a Welsh option is included here. There is also a Powerpoint file, to allow you to go at your own pace. Have fun!
How a cow changed a family forever
Using Theresa and Kobwemi’s story, this assembly highlights the huge difference a cow can make to a family - from the amount of milk produced and the increase in vegetables. The theme of the assembly incorporates the importance of healthy eating and drinking milk for children in the UK and links in well with QCA Unit 3A - Teeth and eating.