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Syria: Children in conflict

Encourage your pupils to compare and contrast their lives with that of Israa, a 13-year-old Syrian refugee, living in Zaatari Refugee Camp, northern Jordan. Discover what life was like for Israa before and after the civil war started and write newspaper articles or blog posts about Israa's story.

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What is a home?

Discover the homes of people ActionAid works with around the world and ask your class the question what is a home? This photo-led activity is aimed at KS1 and KS2 classes and will get pupils thinking about different types of urban and rural settlements.

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Lesotho factsheet

Do your pupils know why Lesotho’s nickname is ‘The Kingdom in the Sky’? Use this colourful factsheet as an introduction to Lesotho, a small, land-locked country completely surrounded by South Africa. This factsheet can be used as a handout or as the centrepiece of a wall display.

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India factsheet

Use this factsheet to learn about India, the world's largest democracy. Our India factsheet contains facts about the population, currency and climate, as well as information on the big issues in India such as women's rights, food and education. This factsheet can be used as a handout or as a big India poster for your classroom wall.

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Bangladesh factsheet

Did you know that Bangladesh is known as the land of rivers? It has over 700! Our Bangladesh factsheet is packed with the key statistics about Bangladesh's population and size, as well as information on the big issues the country faces. Why not use this colourful factsheet as a discussion starter, handout or poster for a class display?

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Pakistan factsheet

Download this colourful factsheet to find out all about Pakistan, home of the world's second highest mountain. This resource contains key facts on Pakistan's population, languages and climate, as well as statistics on the country's big issues. Why not use this factsheet as a discussion starter, handout or a poster for a class display?

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Kenya factsheet

This simple, colourful factsheet includes a map of Kenya and is perfect for pupils of any age. Discover all the key facts about Kenya's population, languages and climate, as well as information on the big issues the country faces. Why not use this factsheet as a starter activity or as a big Kenya poster for the classroom wall?

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Democratic Republic of Congo factsheet

Use our simple, colourful factsheet to introduce your pupils to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This resource includes DRC facts, stats and figures, as well as information on the big issues affecting the country. Why not use this factsheet as a handout, discussion starter, or even as the centrepiece of a wall display?

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Afghanistan factsheet

Focusing on the fascinating country of Afghanistan, this factsheet is filled with key geographical information and statistics about the important issues facing the country. This factsheet can be used as a class handout or as a big poster for the classroom wall.

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Sierra Leone factsheet

Our simple and colourful Sierra Leone factsheet is great for classes from KS1 upwards. This factsheet includes all the key facts about Sierra Leone's population, languages and climate, as well as information on the big issues the country faces. Why not use this factsheet as a discussion starter, handout or a poster for a class display? 

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