Articles tagged: children
ON WORLD EDUCATION DAY, SAT-7 STANDS FOR LEARNING FOR ALL
As we celebrate World Education Day (24 Jan), SAT-7 ARABIC launches a new season of Follow Up, a first-of-its-kind program with education’s role in peace-building at its heart. The show helps parents and teachers support all children, including those with special educational needs, to thrive in the Middle East’s under-resourced school systems and go on to take their places in society.
“LOVE IS WHAT JOINS US TOGETHER” SHARES CHRISTIAN YOUNGSTER FROM LEBANON CHILDREN’S HOME
As international conflict hits the headlines, a young boy from a Lebanon children’s home tells millions of television viewers, “Love is what joins us together.” His message of peace and hope is one of many spotlighted by SAT-7, which broadcasts to millions across the Middle East and North Africa.
INSPIRING YOUNG SYRIAN WOMAN IS LIVING PROOF OF SAT-7’S IMPACT
A young Syrian woman who grew up with SAT-7 KIDS is living proof of the channel’s lasting positive impact. Sarah Rose, who devotes her time to serving others, credits the Christian broadcaster with helping her develop her faith and strong values – even as she spent her entire adolescence in a warzone.
DISABLED CHILDREN SHINE IN SAT-7 KIDS’ CITY OF STARS
SAT-7 KIDS sets a trailblazing example of disability inclusion in a region where disabled children are often excluded. This year, the Christian broadcaster marks the International Day for Disabled Persons (December 3) by wrapping up production on a new season of the special children’s programme City of Stars.
SAT-7 BEAMS CHILDREN’S VOICES OF LOVE TO THEIR PEERS
As we celebrate World Television Day (21 November), Christian broadcaster SAT-7 KIDS demonstrates the medium’s continued ability to transform children’s lives. The channel is a powerful platform for teenage role-model presenters – such as new addition Markus Kashouh, a popular YouTuber – who encourage their peers with a message of hope and support.
PERSIAN CHILDREN LEARN ABOUT LOVE AND HOPE THROUGH SAT-7
In 2005, an Iranian animated series for children promoted suicide attacks. Today, less than one percent of programs on Iranian State television are for children. In response, SAT-7 is leading the way in producing much-needed programs for Persian-speaking children with positive role models and messages.
THE GIRL WHO FORGAVE ISIS
In December 2014, a SAT-7 KIDS crew visited Iraqi Kurdistan, where they planned to tell the stories of child refugees who had fled from ISIS. But in a camp in Erbil, something even more profound took place. Presenter Essam Nagy met a little girl who would change his life and inspire millions around the world.
HELPING KIDS NAVIGATE THE WORLD GOD’S WAY
Many children in the Middle East and North Africa are growing up without learning to show tolerance to those different from them. This gives them little chance to challenge extremism, or to become peacemakers in their divided, unequal region. But we can change this – and SAT-7 KIDS is making a program that will.