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    1. Australian NGOs (Non Government Organisations) and Australias role as a global citizen within the United Nations

    Stage 5 History Photo: Peter Solness Above: Professor Fred HollowsAbove: Professor Fred Hollows

    2. Define the role of Australian NGOs. Understand the work of an NGO. (The Fred Hollows Foundation) Relate the work of The Fred Hollows Foundation to the School Certificate and complete a practise writing task.

    Aim/Scope Introduce the lesson to the class and discuss the aim. Ask students to view and then assess the first 5 slides for common themes. Develop the theme of the consequences of poverty around the world. Introduce the lesson to the class and discuss the aim. Ask students to view and then assess the first 5 slides for common themes. Develop the theme of the consequences of poverty around the world.

    Poverty: Being hungry from not having enough food to eat. Photo: Hugh Rutherford

    3. Lesson idea. Prepare some small sandwich bags with rice and then hand them out as an example of the diet of people in developing countries. Discuss how they compare with students lunches. Above: After having sight restoring surgery, supported by The Fred Hollows Foundation, a patient in Bangladesh is now able to help her family with daily chores such as cooking and gathering food from the field. Her family live in a subsistent farming village where families survive by growing food for themselves and selling what they dont need. Without sight, patients who rely on farming for food and income may not be able to support themselves or contribute to their family food and income.Lesson idea. Prepare some small sandwich bags with rice and then hand them out as an example of the diet of people in developing countries. Discuss how they compare with students lunches. Above: After having sight restoring surgery, supported by The Fred Hollows Foundation, a patient in Bangladesh is now able to help her family with daily chores such as cooking and gathering food from the field. Her family live in a subsistent farming village where families survive by growing food for themselves and selling what they dont need. Without sight, patients who rely on farming for food and income may not be able to support themselves or contribute to their family food and income.

    Poverty: Being unable to go to school and get an education. Photo: www.lannonharley.com

    4. Above: 9 year old Sudanese refugee Adhieu Awai waits for her check up with Dr Ciku Mathenge at the Rift Valley Eye Unit. She has been unable to attend school because of her poor eyesight caused by the easily treated eye infection trachoma. Until now she has not been able to access eye health care because of poverty. With the funding support of The Fred Hollows Foundation, Adhieu's trachoma was treated. She will now be able to fulfill her dream of attending school for the first time in years. Above: 9 year old Sudanese refugee Adhieu Awai waits for her check up with Dr Ciku Mathenge at the Rift Valley Eye Unit. She has been unable to attend school because of her poor eyesight caused by the easily treated eye infection trachoma. Until now she has not been able to access eye health care because of poverty. With the funding support of The Fred Hollows Foundation, Adhieu's trachoma was treated. She will now be able to fulfill her dream of attending school for the first time in years.

    Poverty: Being unable to get a job and provide for yourself and your family. Photo: www.nicolabailey.com

    5. Above: Fifty seven year old Le Viet Mui lost his vision to bilateral cataracts. He was no longer able to work and support his family. His wife and children moved away. He has been surviving on the generosity of monks and sleeping on this bench at the local temple in Vietnam. With support from The Foundation, Le Viet will be able to have a sight restoring cataract operation. This will mean he can return to productive work and support his family once again. Above: Fifty seven year old Le Viet Mui lost his vision to bilateral cataracts. He was no longer able to work and support his family. His wife and children moved away. He has been surviving on the generosity of monks and sleeping on this bench at the local temple in Vietnam. With support from The Foundation, Le Viet will be able to have a sight restoring cataract operation. This will mean he can return to productive work and support his family once again.

    Poverty: Being unable to drink and wash with clean water.

    6. Often communities in developing countries do not have access to clean water, or have to walk a long way to reach a water source. If you had to walk 10km to get water, what would you be doing with that water? Drinking it or washing your face? Drinking it! The Fred Hollows Foundation Programs educate communities that they need to wash their hands and face to avoid eye infections such as Trachoma. Trachoma is often referred to as a disease of poverty. It can be spread by flies, dirty hands, dirty towels etc. Above: In Kenya, Simila washes her face with clean water after having participated in one of The Fred Hollows eye health education programs. Often communities in developing countries do not have access to clean water, or have to walk a long way to reach a water source. If you had to walk 10km to get water, what would you be doing with that water? Drinking it or washing your face? Drinking it! The Fred Hollows Foundation Programs educate communities that they need to wash their hands and face to avoid eye infections such as Trachoma. Trachoma is often referred to as a disease of poverty. It can be spread by flies, dirty hands, dirty towels etc. Above: In Kenya, Simila washes her face with clean water after having participated in one of The Fred Hollows eye health education programs.

    Poverty: Being sick or disabled, and being unable to get help from a doctor.

    7. Above: Not able to walk the distance to an outreach clinic because he is blind, an elderly man is carried to an outreach eye clinic in Nepal which is supported by The Fred Hollows Foundation. As a consequence of poverty and because of the remote areas in which they live, patients are often unable to access transport to health care facilities. The Fred Hollows Foundation runs outreach eye clinics in remote areas to help overcome these barriers.Above: Not able to walk the distance to an outreach clinic because he is blind, an elderly man is carried to an outreach eye clinic in Nepal which is supported by The Fred Hollows Foundation. As a consequence of poverty and because of the remote areas in which they live, patients are often unable to access transport to health care facilities. The Fred Hollows Foundation runs outreach eye clinics in remote areas to help overcome these barriers.

    8. Australian Non Government Organisations are formed voluntarily and operate on a not-for-profit basis to assist Australian and international communities. The Fred Hollows Foundation Red Cross Care Australia

    What is a NGO? Ask students to brainstorm the meaning of NGO, and ask for examples of NGOs. Examine the slide definition. Students take brief notes. Ask students to brainstorm the meaning of NGO, and ask for examples of NGOs. Examine the slide definition. Students take brief notes.

    Where does The Foundation work?

    9. Ask students to identify the countries and regions where The Foundation works. Emphasis the global links and global citizen aspect of an Australian INGO at work The Foundation works in developing countries and Indigenous Australia providing eye care to those most in need. Ask students to identify the countries and regions where The Foundation works. Emphasis the global links and global citizen aspect of an Australian INGO at work The Foundation works in developing countries and Indigenous Australia providing eye care to those most in need.

    10. Not enough nutritious food to stay healthy and strong. Dirty water could make them sick. Not enough water to wash their face. Not enough money to buy medicine or see a doctor. Not enough money to travel to hospital.

    Poverty Blindness Photo: Hugh Rutherford Examine the link between poverty and blindness. Students take brief notes. What would your students do to combat poverty. Ask class to brainstorm sustainable ways that might reduce poverty? Above: Naomi sits with her mother while a nurse at the arranges to waive the fee for her eye treatment. The Nakuru Eye Unit in Kenya, supported by The Fred Hollows Foundation, provides free eye health care for children whose families do not have enough money to buy medicine or see a Doctor. Examine the link between poverty and blindness. Students take brief notes. What would your students do to combat poverty. Ask class to brainstorm sustainable ways that might reduce poverty? Above: Naomi sits with her mother while a nurse at the arranges to waive the fee for her eye treatment. The Nakuru Eye Unit in Kenya, supported by The Fred Hollows Foundation, provides free eye health care for children whose families do not have enough money to buy medicine or see a Doctor.

    11. Adults are less likely to work and earn money for their family. Children cannot go to school because they cannot see their work. This means that they miss out on future work and other opportunities. Children are not able to go to school because they have to stay home and look after a blind parent. This means that they miss out on future work and other opportunities.

    Blindness Poverty Photo: Hugh Rutherford Ask students why blindness might lead to poverty? Lesson Idea: Hand out the cataract simulation glasses. Have students complete simple activities with cataract glasses. These could include reading from the board or throwing and catching a soft ball. Ask students why blindness might lead to poverty?

    Poverty Blindness Are poor people more likely to be blind? Can blindness help to cause poverty? Poverty blindness cycle

    12. NGOs such as The Fred Hollows Foundation aim to intervene in the cycle of preventable blindness and poverty. NGOs such as The Fred Hollows Foundation aim to intervene in the cycle of preventable blindness and poverty.

    13. The Fred Hollows Foundation Restores sight so people can return to work or school. Helps whole villages and communities by training doctors and nurses and building better hospitals. Makes sure everyone can get eye health care, including those who are living in poverty, are old, young or disabled. Works with Indigenous Australians in areas other than eye health to help them find their own answer to poverty. Works with other organisations that also want to reduce poverty.

    Reducing poverty Ask the class to explain examples of how The Foundations work supports Australias role as a Global Citizen within the United Nations. Students take brief notes. Above: Dr James Maina operates on an eye as nurses and clinical officers from a Kenyan Hospital watch on to learn the techniques and procedures involved in lid surgery. Baragoi Sub District Hospital, Rift Valley Province, Kenya. Ask the class to explain examples of how The Foundations work supports Australias role as a Global Citizen within the United Nations. Students take brief notes. Above: Dr James Maina operates on an eye as nurses and clinical officers from a Kenyan Hospital watch on to learn the techniques and procedures involved in lid surgery. Baragoi Sub District Hospital, Rift Valley Province, Kenya.

    14. Restored sight to over 1.3 million people and pioneered modern techniques of cataract surgery. Set up intraocular lens (IOL) laboratories in Nepal and Eritrea. Reduced the price of IOLs from over $100 to just $8, reducing cost of cataract surgery to as little as $25 in some developing countries Worked in over 30 countries. Worked with partners to develop new technology and surgery techniques.

    The Foundations Achievements Zubaida from Pakistan was the recipient of the one millionth Fred Hollows Intraocular Lens. Photo: Mohammad Farooq Examine the Foundations achievements since it began in 1992. Lesson Idea: Hand out and examine the intraocular lenses (IOLs). Above: Zubaida Bibi at home in Lahore, Pakistan, after her successful sight restoring cataract operation, with her husband and daughter. In January 2003, Zubaida was the recipient of the one millionth Fred Hollows Intraocular Lens.Examine the Foundations achievements since it began in 1992. Lesson Idea: Hand out and examine the intraocular lenses (IOLs).

    Writing Task As a foundation member of the United Nations, Australia has played a central role in the work of the UN since 1946. The work of NGOs such as The Fred Hollows Foundation is a typical example of Australias role as a global citizen. The Foundation has assisted in many developing countries such as Rwanda, Vietnam and Nepal. The Foundation has provided eye health care that has restored sight to over 1.3 million people since it began in 1992. It trains locals in eye health care and supports intraocular lens laboratories in Eritrea and Nepal, making eye health care more accessible in many developing countries. In these countries improved access to eye health care is dramatically improving the standard of living. The work of Australian NGOs, in partnership with the Australian Government , support Australias important role as a global citizen. Explain Australias role as a global citizen. (6 marks, 10 minutes)

    15. Complete the class with a writing task such as the one above OR View the tribute video Shine On for Fred Hollows on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6QsjtIoj8E. The music on the video is by Australian band Jet. Complete the class with a writing task such as the one above OR View the tribute video Shine On for Fred Hollows on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6QsjtIoj8E. The music on the video is by Australian band Jet.