MANYATTA – the village
Manyatta offers easy entry content and fun to use tasks that provide and support basic reading and counting skills. The look and feel is based on the traditional life of women and children in a pastoralist village.
Readers will learn letters and counting up to 100. The used visuals provide crisp and full-hd pictures and videos from their everyday life to keep barriers as low as possible. Audio files support the correct pronunciation.
In the first chapter “DANILA AND HER FAMILY” we learn how to spell and write English words like man, woman, son, daughter, parents, children etc.. The reader will learn to write his own name and to understand his Kenyan ID Card.
The second chapter “MALARIA AND TYPHOID” deals with everyday health problems. Symptoms and treatment of malaria and typhoid are shown. Emphasis is on prophylaxis like washing hands, drinking boiled off water and the use of mosquito nets.
The third chapter “BEADS AND MONEY” deals with simple calculations in a cultural based setting.