This booklet deals with the treatment of diarrhoea and dehydration through a simple story.
A Sustainable Future? The Effects of Climate Change
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.
A market trader assumes his customers will not understand the metric system and tries to cheat them.
This booklet describes the dangers and consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
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.
This contains advice on the stage of a baby's life between birth and weaning. It deals with food, injections and cleanliness.
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.
This contains advice on personal cleanliness, cleanliness in the home, healthy eating, drinking and protecting the health of children.
Bible Animals: Snakes
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of a donkey and scripture references.
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of a dove and scripture references.
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of an eagle and scripture references.
This is part of a series of books about animals in the Bible. It includes a description of a lion and scripture references.
Bible Animals: Sheep
Bread was very important in Bible times as it is today.
This book gives some facts about four fruits mentioned in the Bible: fig, date, pomegranate and apple (or quince).
This gives some information about the cultivation and uses of grapes in Bible times. It covers vineyards, winepresses and wineskins.
In the Bible, honey is a highly valued food. There are possibly three types of "honey" mentioned in the Bible.
God looked after his people in the desert. He gave them manna. Jesus is even better than manna.
Meat is a food that the Israelites enjoyed. This book explains what meats were eaten in Bible times.
Salt – its uses, and how they found it in Bible times. Some texts where it is mentioned in the Bible.
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.
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.
This booklet contains advice on care for the elderly. It covers nutrition, skin care, deafness, preventing accidents, bedridden people and dying.
An interesting booklet on how to care for your cattle, including hints on milking, breeding and the care of your calves.
This booklet describes what cholera is and what you can do to stop people catching it.
Harvesting seeds enables farmers to avoid purchasing them from others each year.
Covid 19 is a new illness which is affecting the whole world. It is usually mild but can sometimes make you very ill.
Crickets — the New Cattle?
Advice is given to enable farmers to propagate cultivated eru from cuttings.
This booklet looks at how to recognise the signs and symptoms of stress and how to deal with it.
There is no cure for dengue fever but this book gives details on how to help people suffering from the disease.
Farming with Disabilities
How to buy a few cows, look after them, fatten them up and sell them for a profit.
This booklet deals with excision, also known as female genital mutilation.
Basic instruction for people who have no medical knowledge.
If we protect ourselves from the dangers that flies bring, we can avoid many illnesses and live healthier and happier lives.
An overview of relevant Shell Books on farming and food.
Gardening for Better Nutrition
Glaciers in Retreat
A suggested design for a raised grain or food store to discourage raids by rats and mice.
Growing mushrooms can provide a useful extra income stream or supply additional protein for the family diet.
Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke
Heroes of the Bible: Daniel
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.
Heroes of the Bible: Jochebed
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.
Heroes of the Bible: Ruth
This is a story which illustrates how to stop severe bleeding and deals with the care of wounds and infections.
How to build a bio-dyke for protection against floods.
This explains what equipment and methods are needed to extract honey from the honeycomb.
Advice on how to keep mosquitoes out of your home and instructions on how to make a mosquito net.
How to make a bicycle trailer
This book shows how to make a donkey-powered plough and how to ensure the donkey can pull it comfortably and well.
This explains how to manage bees: planning the work, inspecting the hive and understanding what you see.
How Your Diet Contributes to Good or Bad Health. A healthy diet can prevent malnutrition.
This book describes and illustrates six systems for growing fruit and vegetables hydroponically.
Microbes are everywhere where there is dust, dirt, darkness and humidity.
Introducing the Bible, its background and how important it is today.
An illustrated book showing how leadership in the local church consists of being a servant, an elder and a shepherd.
This book gives advice on how to live with diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
If we have healthy teeth and gums, it also helps us to have healthy bodies.
A short guide on looking after yourself for those who help others.
Protecting coasts, fostering fish and storing carbon.
How to make and wear a cheap and simple bee veil.
How to make a simple beehive from local and low-cost materials.
Farmers and gardeners use compost to improve their soils and increase their crop yields. This book describes one approach to making compost.
This booklet describes the causes, treatment and prevention of malaria.
Advice for new mothers, from pre-birth preparation to weaning.
This book explains how natural regeneration by farmers using simple, low-cost techniques can encourage the re-growth of trees from live stumps and from seeds in the ground.
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.
Dirtiness makes one sick. This booklet looks at personal hygiene and care.
This has hints for parents and teachers on how to help young people with puberty and parenthood.
Drinking dirty water is the cause of many diseases, some fatal. This booklet looks at four methods of sterilising water.
Guinea pigs are easy to raise for households and small-scale farmers.
Rabbits are useful animals for individual farmers, village groups and schools.
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.
How to create a tree nursery from the preparation of the ground to planting trees and caring for them.
This explains how to use the heat of the sun to sterilise seed beds.
Maintaining a good standard of hygiene is an important factor in resisting a very large number of illnesses.
Water is very important. Without water everything on earth will die.
These short studies of the Easter story consist of thirty-one short readings taken from John’s gospel.
This book introduces you to the life and journeys of the Apostle Paul.
The Problem with Plastic
A useful introduction to the subject of dental care, looking at infections and treatment.
The Twelve Disciples of Jesus: Introduction and The Inner Circle.
The Twelve Disciples of Jesus: The Other Nine.
This book explores Bible passages about trees and explains their various uses through the ages.
Two Farmers Talking about Conservation Agriculture
This booklet explains what it means to vaccinate your child against diseases.
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 describes the use of household rubbish pits and a community waste collection service.
Water Pumps - human-powered for domestic and community use.
Hydraulic ram water pumps. This book explains how hydraulic ram pumps (hydrams) work and how to install and use them.
Water Pumps - human and animal powered for irrigation.
Water Pumps - An overview of the different types.
Solar-Powered water pumps: fresh water brought to you by the sun.
An easy-to-read booklet, giving good advice on how to feed your baby for the first two years of its life.