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Manufacturing Commences On Nationwide Geographic Youngsters Africa Academic Leisure Sequence



     Sequence goals to encourage lasting, impactful behaviour change in younger viewers in Africa, inspiring the subsequent technology of environmental advocates by offering them with the information and expertise to know, preserve, and shield the world round us.

    • Native collection 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 Growth (USAID) and the U.S. Division of State have introduced that manufacturing has commenced on the Nationwide Geographic Youngsters Africa academic leisure collection.

    Moreover, the collection’ 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 presently underneath manner for discipline presenters that can current inserts in different areas of Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Tanzania.

    Nationwide Geographic Youngsters Africa is a collaborative effort to have a good time the setting and lift consciousness of conservation and related points by means of a factual leisure programme for kids. The undertaking goals to encourage and promote constructive behaviours amongst its audiences to guard the world during which they dwell, by means of engendering a deeper understanding of their environments.

    The 26-part tv collection might be shot primarily in East Africa with further filming in West and Southern Africa. The collection might be produced by The Walt Disney Firm with White Rhino Movies because the manufacturing associate. White Rhino Movies is a youthful, inventive 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 collection, as nicely spearhead related neighborhood outreach tasks 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, by means of instruments equivalent to conservation hubs, academic assets, bespoke educator coaching, skilled exchanges and extra, the outreach program goals to develop a passionate neighborhood of younger explorers with the fascination and want to guard their continent and their world.

    Nationwide Geographic Youngsters 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 collection.

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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 Academic 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, Basic 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 conjures up thousands and thousands of customers in additional than 130 international locations by means of the facility of unparalleled storytelling. Disney+, the corporate’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, is presently obtainable 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 perpetually. 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 collection about our wildlife heroes and heroines, and the animals that they’re saving. We intention to rework and catalyze the wildlife movie making business in Africa. The collection is screened on nationwide TV in addition to in school rooms by means of the Wildlife Warriors Youngsters conservation schooling program.

    About USAID:

    The U.S. Company for Worldwide Growth (USAID) is the world’s premier worldwide improvement company and a catalytic actor driving improvement outcomes. By our cross-sectoral programming, USAID works to handle the world’s most pressing wants, together with biodiversity conservation, schooling, and financial improvement. USAID works to assist elevate 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 government order in 1961 to guide the U.S. authorities’s worldwide improvement and humanitarian efforts.

    About The U.S. Division of State

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

    The Bureau of Academic 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 academic and cultural trade that help within the improvement of peaceable relations.