Third World Farmer

Third World Farmer is an online simulation game which gives insight into the real-world mechanisms that cause and sustain poverty in developing countries. Players have to manage issues that arise from drought and illness as they try to make ends meet on their African farm. It challenges them to think more deeply about the difficult choices that poverty and conflict necessitate. http://www.3rdworldfarmer.com

Boosting intelligence among poor is child’s play

Giving pre-school children toys to play with boosts their mental development even if they suffer from malnutrition, a report said on Friday.

The report, published in the Lancet medical journal, said several studies had found a clear link between intelligence and child’s play
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