Articles tagged: SAT-7 KIDS
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.
“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.
SAT-7 KIDS SUPPORTS MENA CHILDREN AT TIME OF DISTRESS
“I want to pray and never stop” says a young caller to the SAT-7 KIDS program Bible Heroes, which went live to support children after the explosion in Beirut. Channel Manager Andrea El-Mounayer shares plans to further care for children, including a region-wide project to unite them in prayer and creative expression.
PANDEMIC PROMPTS SAT-7 KIDS VIEWERS TO LEAN ON GOD’S WORD
While COVID-19 has left a negative imprint on the world, on the SAT-7 KIDS program Bible Heroes, the pandemic has also led to a deeper engagement with viewers – and spiritual growth as their young hearts connect with the Word of God. “It’s like we are one family,” Presenter Elie says, and viewers agree.
AUDIENCE RELATIONS: A DIRECT LINE TO YOUNG HEARTS
Throughout COVID-19, SAT-7 KIDS has been a loving, familiar hand for children to hold when nothing else feels normal. But maintaining this consistency not only involves presenters and production teams. Behind the scenes, SAT-7 KIDS Audience Relations are a direct line of support for young hearts across the Middle East.
Essam Nagy brings hope live to children’s homes
As many children remain isolated, beloved SAT-7 KIDS personality Essam Nagy is a loving presence in their homes – with a new program beamed live from his. Watched by 120,000 people in one episode, Our Story from Home offers hopeful life lessons, Bible study, and prayer with Essam and his wife Magdoline at this crucial time.
SUPPORTING ISOLATED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO THRIVE
With schools closed and families isolated, SAT-7 is fast becoming a “one-stop shop” for children and parents needing support for their wellbeing. From encouragement and activities for children, to help with home education and parenting advice – the network is making the difference for families under pressure.
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.