We’re building a new UNICEF.org.
As we swap out old for new, pages will be in transition. Thanks for your patience – please keep coming back to see the improvements.


Video catalogue

You're my hero

Tape number: 411

View Clip
(Clips in Real format, 20-60 seconds)

Read the script
(PDF, Acrobat Reader required)

Type of production: Short feature

Subject: Education, Gender Concerns, HIV/AIDS

Audience: Youth ages 5-13, General Audience

Production year: 2003

Duration: 2 minutes 47 seconds

Language versions: English

Countries: South Africa

Producer: Sesame Workshop

TV broadcast during ICDB only


“You’re my hero” is a short featuring Kami, a member of Sesame Workshop’s family of Muppets. Kami is an HIV-positive Muppet who joins in the fun and learning on Takalani Sesame, the South African co-production of Sesame Street.  In this two-minute short, Kami meets Archbisho Desmond Tutu and discovers that courage comes in all shapes and sizes.

Price: $500 Beta, $500 VHS

To order, note title and tape number, and complete the video productions order form.


New enhanced search