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Manufacturing Commences On Nationwide Geographic Children Africa Instructional Leisure Collection



     Collection goals to encourage lasting, impactful behaviour change in younger viewers in Africa, inspiring the following era of environmental advocates by offering them with the information and expertise to know, preserve, and defend the world round us.

    • Native sequence presenters introduced
    • Kenya-based White Rhino Movies introduced as manufacturing associate

     Nairobi, 20 April 2022: Within the lead as much as Earth Day 2022, The Walt Disney Firm, Wildlife Direct, the U.S. Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID) and the U.S. Division of State have introduced that manufacturing has commenced on the Nationwide Geographic Children Africa instructional leisure sequence.

    Moreover, the sequence’ first group of presenters have been introduced. Mysha Hodson (13), Marita Lucas (12), Shana Manjeru (12), Riley Mwai (11) and Ardash Nadga (12) will function studio and Nairobi based mostly hosts for the present. Casting is at present underneath approach for discipline presenters that can current inserts in different areas of Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Tanzania.

    Nationwide Geographic Children Africa is a collaborative effort to rejoice the surroundings and lift consciousness of conservation and related points via a factual leisure programme for kids. The venture goals to encourage and promote constructive behaviours amongst its audiences to guard the world by which they dwell, via engendering a deeper understanding of their environments.

    The 26-part tv sequence can be shot primarily in East Africa with extra filming in West and Southern Africa. The sequence can be produced by The Walt Disney Firm with White Rhino Movies because the manufacturing associate. White Rhino Movies is a youthful, artistic and vibrant manufacturing firm, based mostly in Kenya with a ardour for crafting high quality and interesting tales.

    Implementation associate WildlifeDirect will collaborate on analysis and inventive approaches for the sequence, as effectively spearhead related neighborhood outreach initiatives throughout East Africa, aiming to encourage learners from 200 colleges to make an enduring influence on the conservation of species-rich landscapes. By investing in information and expertise, via instruments reminiscent of conservation hubs, instructional assets, bespoke educator coaching, skilled exchanges and extra, the outreach program goals to develop a passionate neighborhood of younger explorers with the fascination and need to guard their continent and their world.

    Nationwide Geographic Children Africa will air throughout Africa on each Nationwide Geographic Wild and Disney Channel, late in 2022, with partaking digital extensions on social media platforms that can enable viewers to additional discover subjects addressed within the sequence.

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    For extra data, please contact:

    For The Walt Disney Firm Africa:

    c/o Jenny Griesel Communications

    [email protected]

    For WildlifeDirect:

    Trish Sewe

    [email protected]

    For U.S. Division of State

    The Bureau of Instructional and Cultural Affairs:

    [email protected]

    For USAID:

    [email protected]

    About The Walt Disney Firm EMEA:

    The Walt Disney Firm, along with its subsidiaries and associates, is a number one diversified worldwide household leisure and media enterprise that features Disney Parks, Experiences and Merchandise; Disney Media & Leisure Distribution; and three content material teams—Studios, Common Leisure and Sports activities–targeted on growing and producing content material for DTC, theatrical and linear platforms. Disney is a Dow 30 firm and had annual revenues of $65.4 billion in its Fiscal Yr 2020.

    The Walt Disney Firm has been in Europe, Center East and Africa (EMEA) for over 80 years and employs hundreds throughout the area. Between Disneyland Paris and its different iconic manufacturers, together with Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Nationwide Geographic, 20th Century Studios and ESPN, The Walt Disney Firm EMEA entertains, informs and evokes thousands and thousands of customers in additional than 130 international locations via the ability of unparalleled storytelling. Disney+, the corporate’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, is at present accessible in 17 markets throughout Europe.

    About WildlifeDirect:

    WildlifeDirect is internationally acknowledged as a excessive influence Kenyan based mostly group that seeks to vary hearts, minds and legal guidelines in order that Africa’s wildlife endures endlessly. The mission of WildlifeDirect is to attach individuals to their wildlife and nature and encourage them to treasure it and act to preserve it. The group produces Wildlife Warriors, a well-liked wildlife TV sequence about our wildlife heroes and heroines, and the animals that they’re saving. We purpose to remodel and catalyze the wildlife movie making business in Africa. The sequence is screened on nationwide TV in addition to in school rooms via the Wildlife Warriors Children conservation schooling program.

    About USAID:

    The U.S. Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID) is the world’s premier worldwide growth company and a catalytic actor driving growth outcomes. By way of our cross-sectoral programming, USAID works to handle the world’s most pressing wants, together with biodiversity conservation, schooling, and financial growth. USAID works to assist carry lives, construct communities, and advance democracy. USAID’s work advances U.S. nationwide safety and financial prosperity; demonstrates American generosity; and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience. President John. F. Kennedy created USAID by govt order in 1961 to guide the U.S. authorities’s worldwide growth and humanitarian efforts.

    About The U.S. Division of State

    The U.S. Division of State leads America’s overseas coverage via diplomacy, advocacy, and help by advancing the pursuits of the American individuals, their security and financial prosperity.  By way of its 270 diplomatic missions world-wide, the Division of State is dedicated to supporting public outreach efforts round key overseas coverage issues that assist construct peaceable relations between the individuals of the US and other people of different international locations, in addition to advance U.S. overseas coverage and nationwide safety objectives.

    The Bureau of Instructional and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) mission is to extend mutual understanding between the individuals of the US and the individuals of different international locations by way of instructional and cultural change that help within the growth of peaceable relations.