New 10 part series for Sesame Workshop

We have just finished a new 10 part series for Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street. The 10 films feature the muppets Kami and Zobi with Ghanaian TV star Matilda Asante. Filmed on location in Nigeria and South Africa, the series will be used for teacher training across west Africa.

Eradicating Polio in Nigeria

A new film about the fight to eradicate polio in Nigeria made with UNICEF, WHO and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Nigeria is one of just four countries in the world where polio is endemic.

Class of 2015 – one year on

A film for the “Send my Friend to School” initiative. This is part two of a series that will track a single class of pupils over 5 years.

Kaltume, Hadiza and Rukaya live in central Nigeria. Follow their experiences and the progress of class two of Kabiji Primary School, who are due to finish their primary education in 2015.

A Mother’s Story

In Northern Nigeria, rates of maternal, newborn and child mortality are amongst the highest in the world.
This film looks at an innovative new programme that is helping local communities to improve the health services including antenatal and postnatal care, safer deliveries, care for newborns and infants, better nutrition, and routine immunization against preventable diseases.

The programme is funded and supported by UKaid from the Department for International Development and the State Department of the Norwegian Government.

Girls’ in the Class – A story of women teachers in Nigeria

In Nigeria an estimated 7 million children of primary school age are out school and the majority of these children are girls.

This film is the story of Grace Bumba who is the first women from her community to ever go to college.

The Girls’ Education Project is a joint initiative between the Federal Government of Nigeria, the UK’s Department for International Development and UNICEF which aims to get more girls into school and to improve their quality of life.

Increasing the number of female teachers in rural schools can lead to an increase the number of girls enrolled. So the Girls’ Education Project through a trainee teacher scholarship programme is encouraging more women into the classroom.

Women’s Initiative for Sex Education and Economic Empowerment

A short promo film about the successful WISE project run by Africare Nigeria. The project aimed to protect women from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases by providing access to vital sexual health education and by offering training and support for small business development.