Articles tagged: children
A LIGHTHOUSE OF HOPE IN THE DEEPENING REFUGEE CRISIS
An unprecedented 82 million people are now forcibly displaced as the world marks World Refugee Day. SAT-7 CEO Rita El-Mounayer calls for urgent prayer for those with “nowhere else to go”, while displaced families share how even in the darkest times, they found hope through SAT-7 programming to meet educational and emotional needs.
“JESUS TURNS ASHES TO BEAUTY”: COMFORTING BEIRUT’S CHILDREN
As the shock of the Beirut explosion sinks in, SAT-7 KIDS provides a safe place for children to express their emotions. On Allo Marianne, children in Lebanon call in live while a children’s mental health coach guides them on how to cope and their peers from across the Middle East and North Africa lift them up in prayer.
PERSIAN CHILDREN’S FAITH SHINES THROUGH PRAYERS
Persian speaking children in Iran, Tajikistan, and even Turkey, have been calling Golpand to pray for the world and encourage one another during the ongoing pandemic. Continuing to broadcast live programs, SAT-7 PARS is helping Persian speakers remain connected even as they remain in isolation.
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.
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.