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Shahrak Atfal - Children's City
Haji Mir Ahmed Street
Aims and objectives
Children's City is set in an ideal imagined city,
which features an interactive radio, an invisible parrot and a
flying carpet. Through the children's adventures, the geography,
history and current affairs of Afghanistan are presented in an
engaging manner, while addressing issues of post-conflict psychology
from a child's perspective.
Children in rural and urban areas of Afghanistan.
Distributed by Internews over its Tanin network, the program currently
reaches 36 stations all over the country every week and will become
part of a network of programming aired over satellite this summer,
with plans to reach 7 million people or at least 35% of the country.
Involvement of children
Sadaf (13, girl)
Rishad (11, boy)
Moska (10, girl)
Hamid (9, boy)
Wais (7, boy)
Khalida (7, girl)
The programme is part of an on-going grant received
by Internews Afghanistan from the European Union.
Quotes / Anecdotes
program is so popular that in one town they are even broadcasting
it on TV now. “The children’s programs are particularly
popular with our listeners. We play every edition of Shahrak Atfal
two or three times,” Noor Mohammed, station manager, Samangan
Shahrak Atfal was runner-up
Radio competition in 2004.
Read the script of the winning programme!!!
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