Articles tagged: SAT-7
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.
DAILY HOPE FOR TURKISH WOMEN
Gender-based violence is still one of the most prevalent issues in Turkey today. According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, 2,337 women have been murdered by husbands, fathers, or sons in the last ten years – 78 lives were claimed in February of this year.
A YOUNG VOICE OF HOPE IN IRAQ
In a part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) where most Christians have immigrated or fled for safety, a little voice of faith is growing. Ten-year-old Rita, the youngest choir member of Mar Boulos Church in Baghdad, Iraq, stands out with her exceptional vocal skills.
A MOROCCAN MAN’S JOURNEY TO CHRIST
“For more than seven years, I searched the Bible,” says Moroccan-born Michael. Living in a country with no authorised indigenous church, he didn’t meet any Christians until he was in his 20s, Michael’s journey to Christ was difficult and slow. Today he is helping others on that same quest.
SHARING FAITH OF BRAVE SYRIAN CHILDREN
Many young children in Syria have known nothing but war. Their entire lives have been marked by violence and loss. But the children SAT-7 KIDS met on a recent visit were anything but broken. Despite their sadness, many were also full of hope, joy, and faith in Jesus. It is that faith, some children said, that keeps them going.
SAT-7 LEADS PRAYERS FOR PILGRIMAGE VICTIMS
As Egypt’s Christians mourn a deadly gun attack on Coptic pilgrims, SAT-7’s Arabic channels have been leading believers across the Middle East in prayer. Several shows lifted up grieving families, injured survivors, and vulnerable Egyptian Christians, allowing viewers to pour out their pain and grief to God.
REFUGEE CENTRE REVEALS INCREDIBLE RESULTS
The Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre in Lebanon was launched as an alternative learning facility for Syrian refugee children. One of the aims of the centre was to help measure the impact SAT-7’s educational programming had on children who were watching. As the project came to a close, the results showed that the children had made significant progress in many areas.