Articles tagged: SAT-7 ACADEMY
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.
POWERFUL MUSIC VIDEOS PROMOTE CHILD RIGHTS IN ISOLATED HOMES
With families isolated at home across the Middle East due to Covid-19, children’s rights in the region are under intensified threat. At this crucial time, SAT-7 KIDS premieres music videos highlighting issues including mental health, child marriage, and violence, created by young people and beamed straight into viewers’ homes.
SAT-7 ACADEMY GIVES VITAL HEALTH ADVICE AMID COVID-19 CRISIS
As a trusted source of information in the Middle East, SAT-7 ACADEMY now offers lifesaving advice amid the coronavirus pandemic. With an engaging approach to providing public health information, the social development brand’s new series of Expert Advice shorts and social media tips are helping viewers slow the spread of the virus.
SURPRISE SAT-7 VISITS SHOW KIDS LOVE “FROM ALL OUR HEARTS”
Prior to the new warnings and restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, SAT-7 KIDS and SAT-7 ACADEMY in Lebanon trialled an initiative called From all our hearts as a new way to show love to children. The team visited young viewers at home – bringing joy, hearing their stories and needs, and leaving gifts that will help the children grow in faith.