Why is Diversity in Children’s Media Important? – Part 1
More often than not, we don’t realise how much what we choose to expose kids to, plays a key role in modelling them. According to a report conducted in North America by Lemish & Johnson (2019), 65% of what children (up to age 12) watch consisted of white characters. Out of the 65%, most female…Read More
Akili Kids! Presents Spelling Bee; The Show
Upon getting to the event venue at The WestGate Shopping Mall it was somewhat of a surreal moment watching our very first event come to life. There was Blue Band finishing up packing of healthy breakfast boxes for our attendees, on the far right Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital was busy setting up their equipment ready to offer free medical…Read More
There Is No Set Path – Forge Your Own.
No matter what you have studied in school, what you believe your career will be or what your profession has become, there is no set path. You can change your mind about what you want to do with your life and set out to try something different at any time. See an opportunity no one…Read More
Academic Giants? How About Well-Round Students Instead?
Most of what I remember from my primary school days was the heavy emphasis on academic performance which led me to believe that any minute not spent studying was a minute wasted. I felt guilty for sleeping or even going to the pitch to play after school hours. Towards the end of my primary school…Read More
Looking Back Through The Years And Expecting More From Children’s Media.
The year is 2009. I had just gotten home for the August holidays and my cousins who had come to visit, were raving on and on about this new platform. I quickly got my phone and in a matter of minutes they helped me download the application, fill in my details and open my very…Read More
Bringing Your Hopes And Dreams To Life!
The joy of making it through college despite numerous adversities is unmatched! Everyone, from graduates to family members have been looking forward to this very moment, a graduation day filled with photoshoots, dinners, and lunches to celebrate the milestone. But no one really prepares graduates for what is set to come. The uncertainty that comes…Read More
Is Necessity the Mother of Innovation?
A Dive into Edutainment, Public Health and Fintech Industries in Kenya. Last week our Head of Production Ms. Kaburo Kobia together with Ms. Cythia Wandia who is CEO & Co-Founder of Kwara a leading Fintech Company and Dr. Kelvin Odongo Pharmacist and Head of concierge at Checkups Medical Hub, sat on a panel hosted by Strathmore University Law School in conjunction with the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre to discuss the…Read More
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The Rise Of African Animation.
The African animation industry has slowly been gaining traction and recognition not just within the continent but globally as well. For a long time, when the subject of African animation came up, we mostly would think back to animal cartoons in a jungle and of course featuring the classic king of the jungle tale. Things are…Read More
What To Do When Your Child is Exposed to Inappropriate Content.
Last week, my auntie called me. She was livid. Her seven year old son had cussed at her in a fit of anger and she could not understand where he had learnt it from since no one in their household uses such vulgar language. A few minutes into the call, we determined that it was…Read More