News item and word games update!


MEC Managing Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

Bank that loans money to the poor is still a success


This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about Grameen Bank, a bank that lends small amounts of money to poor people. It is also starting to create businesses with a social purpose in Bangladesh.

You’ll find this story in the News Items section on your Work Area.

You can find out more about Grameen bank by visiting its website:

Grameen bank

July word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘countries’ (Easy), ‘school subjects’ (Average) and ‘containers for liquids’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘all sorts of things’ (Easy), ‘things you put things in’ (Average) and ‘words that follow ”go”’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘nouns connected with theatre’ (Easy), ‘adjectives describing people who are good at things’ (Average) and ‘humour’ (Difficult).

There are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too.

Visit the Word Games area to find them all.

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