Poverty Is Not a Game

developer: GriN

genre: awareness game

educational purpose: raise awareness towards poverty among pupils

target audience: students of secondary and third degree

H&H taxonomy class: Social awareness (Social responsibility, human rights, fighting poverty)

web page: http://www.povertyisnotagame.com/

release date: 2010

platform: Online (PC/MAC)

Poverty Is Not A Game serves a starting point for discussing the poverty issue in the classroom. Inside the game, the players become characters who end up on the street and need to find solutions to overcome their situation. Poverty Is Not Game aims to contribute at the productive debate regarding poverty and also manages to introduce students to delicate discussion topics.


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