Akili Network is the first commercial digital content network distributing educational entertainment to 20 million children in Kenya via televisions, mobile devices, tablets and computers.

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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.

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Akili Network launched Akili Kids! on 31 March 2020, the Kenyan home to some of the most trusted and positively impactful names in children's programming including educational shows like Peep and the Big Wide World, Be the Creature, Monster Math Squad, Akili and Me, SuperWhy, and many more; hundreds of hours of thoughtful imagination and measurable learning.

In addition to these great programs, Akili Network is developing a significant number of original local programs for children and families in Kenya, starting with Boom! na Wabi, a program of short learning moments that introduces foundational ideas in math, science, literacy and general knowledge for preschool audiences.

We are working closely with a terrific network of Kenyan talent and producers on original content for Akili Kids!. Our target is for 40% of our programming to be locally produced over the next three years!

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.