Akili Network launched Akili Kids!, Kenya's First and only free-to-air children's learning channel. Today, akili Kids! is the second most watched daytime tv channel in households with kids under the age of 14.



There are almost 20 million children under the age of 14 in Kenya. Akili Network has launched the first and only dedicated free-to-air children's television network in Kenya, with imaginative and educative content that parents can trust and children will benefit from.

Welcome Akili Kids! - aspiring to be the most trusted Kenyan brand in kids and family entertainment.

Akili Kids Co-viewing

Akili Network launched Akili Kids! on 31 March 2020, and in just 3 months, became the second most watched TV channel in Kenya. Akili Kids! is creating a new narrative of the Kenyan TV landscape that focuses on 24/7 children's educational programming. We have shifted prime-time viewing from evenings on the other channels to daytime between 6 am to 6 pm for children and families. Akili Kids! has helped families weather the pandemic with a safe, fun and educative destination that understands daytime is essential viewing time for all members and ages.

In addition, Akili Network has proven that co-viewing is not a trend, but it's the new normal. By curating great programs that children and families can enjoy together, time spent in front of the television can make parent-child relationships stronger.

Akili Kids! continues to grow audience and marketshare, as the number one channel to reach Mums and children under 14-years-old in Kenya.

Want more information on how free-to-air television can be a powerful teaching tool? Read the original Joan Ganz Cooney report: The Potential Uses of Television in Preschool Education.