CHILD Centre opens in Lebanon The 1 November was a red letter day for many Syrian refugee children and families in the north Lebanon district of Zgharta. A SAT-7 partnership with local Lebanese charity, Biladi (“My Land”), saw the Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre open its doors for the first time. The centre will use educational programmes […]
A programme on SAT-7’s Turkish channel is challenging cultural perspectives on disability and seeking to inspire change in communities. Obstacle Overcomers aims to counter negative stereotypes and discrimination by featuring the stories and achievements of individuals with genetic disorders, physical disabilities and mental impairments. The programme highlights the value of each person. “Viewers have to see the world through their […]
Displaced from their homes and often unable to access healthcare, refugees are especially vulnerable to an array of physical and mental health problems. SAT-7 is helping them to help themselves find healing through a series of short medical information segments. “You are your own doctor” is the message from the programme, which is presented by Dr Hany Keylada, an expert […]
New service to target 21 million out of school or at risk of dropping out SAT-7 is preparing to introduce an educational channel that will help meet the desperate need for improved schooling in the MENA region. It is scheduled to air in summer 2017 with special programmes for children, parents and teachers. Unrest and war across the Middle East […]
As the number of people displaced by conflict reaches record levels, refugee children have told SAT-7 how our educational programme My School is helping them to continue learning while away from home. On World Refugee Day (20 June), the UN said it was the first time the number of refugees worldwide had passed the 60 million mark, with the highest […]
Following the alarming advance of so called Islamic State (IS), the children and youth of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are facing a tremendous crisis. Over 13 million children (40% of the school-age children from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, and Sudan) in the region cannot go to school because of conflict.