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Members of the Adivasi, Just Trading Scotland and ACCORD smile at the end of a long day.

Chembakolli village lies in the Nilgiri Hills in southern India. Adivasi people have lived there for centuries, respecting and nurturing the forest, land and soil. Our schools resources about everyday life in Chembakolli are some of the most popular on our site, so we were delighted when Stan, Bindu, Shanthi and Karunakaran visited ActionAid recently to give local children a talk with pictures, games and even magic tricks!

Adivasi women farmers, Nilgiri hills, India.

5 things you didn’t know about Fairtrade

Posted in Blogs 4 years 1 month ago

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 23rd February - 8th March. Fairtrade is all about better prices, improved working conditions and fairer trade laws for farmers and workers. Here’s five things you (probably) didn't know about Fairtrade.

Children playing kho kho, India

Video: toys and games played in India

Posted in Blogs 5 years 3 months ago

Guest blogger Liz Newbon, with some help from Mathan and Usha, shows us how to use a piston, a toy popular with the children of Vidyodaya School, India.Mathan and Usha playing with a piston>> If you enjoyed watching the video, download our 'Chembakolli Toys and Games' PowerPoint to find out more