How to put oil on the right places and prevent a bicycle becoming rusty.
This story is about a strong and healthy family and the little one, for whom the mother is preparing. It is about pregnancy and birth.
These short studies of the Easter story consist of thirty-one short readings taken from John’s gospel.
Mending a flat tyre.
An interesting booklet on how to care for your cattle, including hints on milking, breeding and the care of your calves.
This contains advice on the stage of a baby's life between birth and weaning. It deals with food, injections and cleanliness.
This booklet describes the dangers and consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
All about the chain.
How to buy a few cows, look after them, fatten them up and sell them for a profit.
Baby was born strong and brought up well nourished on his mother’s milk. He continues to grow and now begins to feed on other foods apart from his mother’s milk.
How to adjust the brakes.
A market trader assumes his customers will not understand the metric system and tries to cheat them.
This booklet explains what it means to vaccinate your child against diseases.
This booklet describes what cholera is and what you can do to stop people catching it.
Safety, comfort and light repairs.
An easy-to-read booklet, giving good advice on how to feed your baby for the first two years of its life.
This booklet deals with the treatment of diarrhoea and dehydration through a simple story.
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of a donkey and scripture references.
A bicycle trailer can be used for many different purposes.
This is a story which illustrates how to stop severe bleeding and deals with the care of wounds and infections.
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of a dove and scripture references.
How to build a bio-dyke for protection against floods.
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of an eagle and scripture references.
Building blocks made from sand and cement can be used as an alternative to bricks. They are known as "Breeze Blocks".
Water Pumps - An overview of the different types.
This booklet contains advice on care for the elderly. It covers nutrition, skin care, deafness, preventing accidents, bedridden people and dying.
This is a story to encourage people to have their blood pressure checked, with advice on how to prevent high blood pressure and what to do if one has it.
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of a lion and scripture references.
Water Pumps - human-powered for domestic and community use.
A short guide on looking after yourself for those who help others.
This booklet describes the causes, treatment and prevention of malaria.
This book gives some facts about four fruits mentioned in the Bible: fig, date, pomegranate and apple (or quince).
Water Pumps - human and animal powered for irrigation.
This contains advice on personal cleanliness, cleanliness in the home, healthy eating, drinking and protecting the health of children.
This gives some information about the cultivation and uses of grapes in Bible times. It covers vineyards, winepresses and wineskins.
Advice is given to enable farmers to propagate cultivated eru from cuttings.
Hydraulic ram water pumps. This book explains how hydraulic ram pumps (hydrams) work and how to install and use them.
God looked after his people in the desert. He gave them manna. Jesus is even better than manna.
A balanced diet can prevent malnutrition by giving strength, by giving energy and protecting from illness.
This booklet deals with excision, also known as female genital mutilation.
This booklet looks at how to recognise the signs and symptoms of stress and how to deal with it.
Salt – its uses, and how they found it in Bible times. Some texts where it is mentioned in the Bible.
If you are short of space, a few old breeze blocks can be put to good use by building a vertical garden for flowers, herbs or vegetables.
Basic instruction for people who have no medical knowledge.
Water usually came from wells. This contains some information about wells in Bible times and some stories from the Bible about wells and what Jesus said.
If we protect ourselves from the dangers that flies bring, we can avoid many illnesses and live healthier and happier lives.
This book explores Bible passages about trees and explains their various uses through the ages.
Covid 19 is a new illness which is affecting the whole world. It is usually mild but can sometimes make you very ill.
How to line a fish pond using clay or pig manure and grass cuttings.
Maintaining a good standard of hygiene is an important factor in resisting a very large number of illnesses.
There is no cure for dengue fever but this book gives details on how to help people suffering from the disease.
The Twelve Disciples of Jesus: Introduction and The Inner Circle.
Microbes are everywhere where there is dust, dirt, darkness and humidity.
This book gives advice on how to live with diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
The Twelve Disciples of Jesus: The Other Nine.
A suggested design for a raised grain or food store to discourage raids by rats and mice.
Dirtiness makes one sick. This booklet looks at personal hygiene and care.
In the Bible, honey is a highly valued food. There are possibly three types of "honey" mentioned in the Bible.
Advice on how to keep mosquitoes out of your home and instructions on how to make a mosquito net.
Meat is a food that the Israelites enjoyed. This book explains what meats were eaten in Bible times.
A tent drier can be used to dry fruit and vegetables in the heat of the sun.
Advice for new mothers, from pre-birth preparation to weaning.
Boats were widely used in Bible times, both as a means of transport and for earning a living.
A clean outside toilet that is properly sited and built will help the whole community to stay healthy and safe.
An illustrated book showing how leadership in the local church consists of being a servant, an elder and a shepherd.
The first part of this book describes simple knitting methods. More difficult stitches are described at the end of the book.
This has hints for parents and teachers on how to help young people with puberty and parenthood.
Bread was very important in Bible times as it is today.
Harvesting seeds enables farmers to avoid purchasing them from others each year.
A boy went to the bush with his father. While they were there, the boy scratched his leg on a thorn and it made a small sore.
Two designs for a simple oven using old oil drums that will use fuel much more efficiently than an open fire.
If we have healthy teeth and gums, it also helps us to have healthy bodies.
This book introduces you to the life and journeys of the Apostle Paul.
This explains how to use the heat of the sun to sterilise seed beds.
A useful introduction to the subject of dental care, looking at infections and treatment.
Some ways to preserve fruit so that it is available for eating out of season.
Introducing the Bible, its background and how important it is today.
This book tells the story of the early life of the Old Testament hero David and how he defeats the giant Goliath with God’s help.
Advice on setting up, using, adjusting and maintaining a treadle sewing machine.
This book outlines the story of Moses from the Old Testament of the Bible and how he rescues the Israelites from slavery and gives them God’s law.
A recipe for making soap, using caustic soda and vegetable or animal oil.
Water is very important. Without water everything on earth will die.
How to create a tree nursery from the preparation of the ground to planting trees and caring for them.
Drinking dirty water is the cause of many diseases, some fatal. This booklet looks at four methods of sterilising water.
Solar-Powered water pumps: fresh water brought to you by the sun.
An introduction to simple stitches, hems, seams, buttonholes and darning.
This book covers the three main ways of mitigating the impact of rubbish on our environment, by reducing, reusing, recycling. It also warns against careless disposal of hazardous waste.
This book tells you how to cultivate olive trees and how their fruit and wood can be used, along with some references to olives in the Bible.
Heroes of the Bible: Jochebed
This book describes the use of household rubbish pits and a community waste collection service.
How to make a simple beehive from local and low-cost materials.
How to construct a water pipeline from bamboo.
Protecting coasts, fostering fish and storing carbon.
This explains what equipment and methods are needed to extract honey from the honeycomb.
This explains how to manage bees: planning the work, inspecting the hive and understanding what you see.
How to make a simple filter to give clean drinking water, using locally available materials.
How to make and wear a cheap and simple bee veil.
An overview of relevant Shell Books on farming and food.
A simple device for conserving water in the home, using a large, plastic bottle.
Guinea pigs are easy to raise for households and small-scale farmers.