Articles tagged: SAT-7 ACADEMY
SAT-7 ACADEMY SUPPORTS EDUCATION AS SCHOOLS CLOSE AGAIN
As schools close again amid renewed lockdowns in many Middle Eastern countries, families are left struggling with their children’s education. SAT-7 ACADEMY continues to step in to bolster Arabic-speaking children and families, with new programs to support online learning joining its roster of holistic educational and parenting support shows.
SUPPORTING FAMILIES THROUGH A TOUGH START TO SCHOOL YEAR
As schools reopen in different formats amid rising COVID-19 cases in many countries, Middle East families are dealing with a difficult start to the school year. In a region where many already faced barriers to attending school, SAT-7 ACADEMY is a line of support, helping bridge gaps in primary education and between parents, children, and teachers.
Heartfelt thanks to all supporters as #ForBeirut campaign closes
Special programs and humanitarian initiatives in the immediate aftermath of the blast were made possible by the outpouring of support by SAT-7 supporters. It also brought believers around the world together in prayer for Lebanon.
HOPE LIVES IN SYRIA – FAMILIES TRANSFORMED BY LOVE
Amid the instability and humanitarian crisis still plaguing Syria, a spark of hope shines from a children’s centre in Damascus, where teachers use SAT-7 KIDS programs and songs to help teach a lifegiving curriculum to children who have witnessed conflict and gone through the upheaval of displacement.
SAT-7’S POWER TO BYPASS LOCKDOWN OPENS NEW PARTNERSHIPS
During COVID-19 lockdowns, SAT-7’s ability to resource and encourage viewers in their own homes became vital as on-the-ground organisations were forced to scale back. Nicoletta Michael, SAT-7’s Development Manager, shares how new partnerships have developed and how working together can maximise the impact of all.
STRONG SURVIVOR OF DOMESTIC ABUSE SPEAKS OUT ON SAT-7
“We fear for our children and we fear society” says Fadia*, who spoke on the SAT-7 ARABIC program You Are Not Alone about the abuse she faces and the stigma that keeps her trapped. Fadia’s call, which shows millions in the Middle East the egregious harm of domestic violence, comes as reports of abuse have surged during COVID-19.
SAT-7 ACADEMY VIEWER ENGAGEMENT DOUBLES
Viewer engagement with SAT-7 ACADEMY doubled in March, as Middle Eastern children and parents accessed the education and support offered by the brand in large numbers. As lockdowns continue, there has been a particularly strong, emotive response to the children’s rights campaign produced by the gameshow Puzzle.
SAT-7 shares Arabic educational resources online during lockdown
SAT-7 ACADEMY’s educational resources are being packaged and presented on YouTube for children currently out of school, primary care givers and education focused NGOs working on the ground that have had to suspend education activities due to the coronavirus lockdown.