statement on to a separate card.
1. A flood has destroyed the family crops, you do not have any money. Do not take a peanut.
2. Because of the efforts of a British aid organisation, your village now has water to irrigate the fields. You can afford one peanut.
3. You have just completed your school education and were lucky enough to get a job. However, all your money is needed to send your brother to school. Do not take a peanut.
4. There was such a bad drought that the crops on your family plot failed. You cannot have a peanut.
5. Your family's small farm produced very little this year because fertiliser costs were too high for you to afford any. Do not take a peanut.
6. Your father was given free schooling and now has a very good job. Take 10 peanuts and eat as many as you can as fast as you can.
7. You have just helped the family to harvest the crop, it has been very hard work. You can now afford one peanut.
8. You were able to use what you had learned at school to help your family cultivate a garden this year. You can now afford one peanut.
9. Most of your family's crops were eaten by locusts this year because you couldn't afford pesticide. Do not take a peanut.
parents have tuberculosis and are too ill to work. Do not take a
11. Your family grows coffee. The crop was very good this year BUT there is a surplus and the price has fallen. You may have only one peanut instead of the two you received last year.
12. Your father has just been awarded a large wage increase. You may take seven peanuts. Eat as many as you can as quickly as you can.
13. A teacher taught your family how to keep a few chickens to provide eggs to improve your health. You can now afford one peanut.
14. Your father is blind as a result of an infection in the water. Your mother cannot work because there is no-one to look after the children. Do not take a peanut.
15. Your family have just harvested a large crop of jute, used to make sacks. Since many buyers of jute have changed to using plastic bags, the price of jute has fallen. You may have only one peanut instead of the two you received last year.
16. Your family owns and runs a small business because you have all worked hard you have done quite well. You may have eight peanuts. Eat as many as you can as quickly as you can.
17. Your father cannot read or write there was no school in the village when he was young, and now he cannot get a job. Do not take a peanut.
18. Even though both your parents are unemployed, they receive insurance payments. You may have four peanuts. Eat as many .as you can as quickly as you can.
19. Your father has been looking for a job every day but there are always many people applying for the jobs and he has not been successful yet. Do not take a peanut.
20. You have harvested a big crop this year. You would be able to afford three peanuts if the farm was yours, but you have to give two thirds of your income to the owner of the land who lives in a large house in the town. Take one peanut.
father has just lost his job in a cotton mill. The wealthy country
22. The family food bill has risen quits dramatically this year because of the large orders for grain and soya beans to fatten beef cattle in a wealthy country. Take two peanuts, but eat only one. At the end of the game give your second peanut to the person who got the most.
23. Your father has a good job but he must pay school fees for you and your three brothers. Take only one peanut.
family has just inherited a great deal of money from a wealthy
25. Although your family is one of the wealthiest in the village, they have just spent a lot of money on your grandfather's funeral. People would have thought it disrespectful if they hadn't. Take one peanut only.
26. All your family income this year was needed to cover hospital bills when you had a broken leg. Do not take a peanut.
27. Your father works on a fishing boat, but the fish he catches are sold to feed the pets of wealthy people. Take two peanuts but only eat one. At the end of the game, give your second peanut to the person who got the most.
28. Your father works at an iron mine. Raising his wages would mean that the company would have fewer profits for the owners in wealthy countries. Take only one peanut.
29. Your parents both work. Although their wages are not high, you can afford six peanuts. Eat as many as you can as quickly as you can.
30. Ever since your father had malaria he has been too weak to work. Your mother is dead. Do not take a peanut.
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