New SAT-7 KIDS show Chat-o seeks to answer the everyday questions of Middle Eastern children by turning to the guidance of the Bible and its heroes. Growing up in the Middle East can be tough for children, particularly when they have no one to turn to for advice. “Children ask why they lost their loved ones, others ask why they […]
Vitally important For women in the Middle East and North Africa, who are often confined to their homes and close family relationships, television is vitally important. Not only does it provide a valuable form of companionship, but it is also often their only source of information about issues impacting their lives. SAT-7’s broadcasts seek to empower and equip women with […]
Aiming to free women Across the Middle East, negative attitudes deliberately or unconsciously restrict the opportunities given to women and their ability to experience the fulness of life God wants for them. A new talk show from Bethlehem aims to free women from views that would diminish them, and help them make wise biblical choices about their lives. You are […]
There is more than one way of being on the front line of ministry in SAT-7. While scores of the TV network’s presenters have become trusted and familiar friends through their regular appearance on screen, there is a front line that is less visible but equally important. It involves sitting beside a phone and a computer monitor. Members of SAT-7 […]
Women across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face many difficulties and restrictions that can leave them feeling worthless. A combination of male domination, traditional cultural pressures and a lack of empowerment results in suffering that ranges from social suffocation to severe abuse. But that is not the whole story for women in the MENA region. A forthcoming programme […]
TALENTED BUNCH KEEPS IT IN THE FAMILY When asked who is the best actor, herself or her dad, 11-year-old Aya Mardass immediately replies, “Me!” The room quickly fills with laughter, with Aya’s amongst the loudest. Aya and her producer, director and actor father Hamid are the talents behind the new programme Me and My Daughter, which will be aired on both SAT‑7 […]
Popular women’s chat show Needle and Thread is back for a new series. And thanks to viewer interactions over three years on air, the team is better equipped to meet their needs and point women “upward to God, the inspirer of change”. It is one of a number of live programmes from SAT-7’s Egypt studio that has been able to […]
Traumatised by war and unable to access healthcare, countless refugees across the MENA region cannot get the help they need to recover from the terrible ordeals they have suffered. SAT-7 is using its strategic platform to provide imaginative and alternative forms of support. We are launching Medicine and Life to address the physical and psychological needs of those who have been displaced from their home.
Not Any Kind of Youth (“Mesh Ay Shabab” in Arabic) is aimed at helping young people to understand their value to God and how they can have a fruitful spiritual life. It addresses topics such as self-image, money, fear and relationships. Young people are invited to share their personal experiences.
With half the population of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) aged under 25, it is not difficult to see why attracting and influencing the region’s youth is a priority for SAT-7.