Articles tagged: Middle East
WOMEN FINDING HOPE IN DESPAIR
Being a woman in the Middle East can be challenging at the best of times. But what if you are a woman struggling with financial insecurity and raising children on your own? Nasrin, a SAT-7 PARS viewer from Iran, was one among the millions of women searching for hope in the midst of loneliness and despair.
WOMEN INSPIRING WOMEN TO DREAM
“Every trip I heard this comment from passengers: ‘Had I known a woman was flying the plane I would never have come on board.’” Egyptian-born Heba Darwish describes her journey of overcoming the barriers in a male-dominated society and profession to achieve her dream of becoming an airline captain.
SAT-7 ACADEMY CHANGES TO WIDEN VIEWERSHIP
A strategic change of direction is being implemented for SAT-7’s educational channel, SAT-7 ACADEMY. The steps are being taken mainly in response to a viewer survey carried out during the channel’s first year of being on-air.
“I ALWAYS GO BACK TO SAT-7 ACADEMY”
Nobody knows what SAT-7’s viewers in the Middle East need better than they themselves do. So when our audience members talk, our channel teams listen – and thanks to helpful feedback from viewers like Gladys from Lebanon, SAT-7’s programs get better and better.
“MY SCHOOL BENEFITS ME AND MY GRANDCHILDREN”
Searching for something educational and engaging for his grandchildren to watch on television, Boutros came across SAT-7 ACADEMY’s program My School. Now, watching My School together has become a regular family activity that benefits and bonds two generations.
A NEW TEACHING MODEL FOR EVERYONE
Roy Saab has been a consultant for SAT-7 ACADEMY since its early stages of development. He is an experienced educator and curriculum developer, currently directing an Education in Emergencies project in Lebanon. Roy explains the channel’s potential and its role in the future of education across the Arab World.
FAITHFUL WITNESS TO OUR VIEWERS
SAT-7’s new five-year strategic plan lays out an ambitious strategy for the ministry, as it seeks to impact and change the Middle East and North African region through its broadcasts. Chief Operations Officer (COO) Andrew Hart presented the detailed strategy at the SAT-7 NETWORK 2018 conference.
HELPING BELIEVERS LIFT THEIR VOICES TO THE LORD
Every Christian knows the power of worship music to uplift and inspire. Middle Eastern believers are no different – and they need to hear songs in their own languages. SAT-7’s music programs enable viewers to praise God in their own homes, encourage Christian unity and can help bring communal healing.