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Shahrak Atfal - Children's City

copyright - Internews Afghanistan 2004

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Internews Network
Baharistan, Karte-Parwan
Haji Mir Ahmed Street
Kabul, Afghanistan
Email: afghanmedia@internews.org

Location

Kabul, Afghanistan

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.

copyright - Internews Afghanistan 2004

Target audience

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

Co-producers:
Sadaf (13, girl)
Rishad (11, boy)
Moska (10, girl)
Hamid (9, boy)
Wais (7, boy)
Khalida (7, girl)

Funders

The programme is part of an on-going grant received by Internews Afghanistan from the European Union.

Quotes / Anecdotes

The 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 Radio.

Shahrak Atfal was runner-up in the
UNICEF/OneWorld Radio competition in 2004.

Read the script of the winning programme!!!

 

 

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