Poverty

This collection of teacher resources addresses poverty. The units highlight the story of a teenager named Himal from Nepal who shares his story of working to overcome challenging circumstances. The additional lesson plans, videos, multimedia and stories in this collection illustrate the issues and challenges of addressing poverty.

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This activity sheet, appropriate for grades 6-8, outlines the issue of...
  • 6-8
The unit highlights the story of a teenager named Himal from Nepal who...
  • 6-8
The unit highlights the story of a teenager named Himal from Nepal who...
  • 9-12
Lisez à propos de Rachel, une jeune fille de 16 ans, du Royaume-Uni, qui...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Learn how the issue of poverty affects Himal, a young person living in...
  • 9-12
Learn about the story of Himal, and how poverty affected his life.
  • 6-8
Students can read about how Himal breaks the cycle of poverty, then answer...
  • 9-12
Learn how Himal overcame poverty to gain more access to education.
  • 6-8
Students can read this interview with UNICEF's Chief of Global Policy...
  • 9-12
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Breaking the cycle of poverty. UNICEF correspondent Thomas Nybo reports on...
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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Dec 29, 2010 - Christine's story: A 14-year-old Haitian student braves the...
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  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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While street life in the Kosovo capital may appear like any other European...
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
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Learn about the story of Himal, a young person in Nepal, whose life is affe...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
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Apprenez plus sur l'histoire de Himal, une jeune personne au Népal, dont la...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
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Conozca la historia de Himal, un joven de Nepal, cuya vida se ve afectada p...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Peter, a young student in southern Sudan, discusses the impact of high...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
UNICEF examines how children are able to access education, twenty years...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8