June 07, 2020

Nation Africa: Project HAND UP: Brilliant fix to children’s curiosity over Covid-19

“They are making five short videos, targeting Kenyan children and helping them to understand what is going on right now. Each video focuses on one of the joint World Health Organisation/Fifa campaign messages: Wash hands frequently; Keep social distance; Cover your nose and mouth with a bent elbow when coughing; Avoid touching your face; If you feel unwell, stay home. All five videos feature Dr Pamoja and Bali, the little monkey friend.”

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November 20, 2020

Kalasha Awards 2020: Dr. Pamoja wins Best TV Advertisement

March 03, 2021

COVID-19 Hygiene Hub: Diffusing puppet edutainment programmes on mass media to inform children about COVID-19

All our stories were developed in both video and audio formats of maximum three minutes to be delivered through TV spots, radio spots and social media. We translated each asset in seven languages, including English, Swahili and five vernacular languages – Meru, Embu, Luo, Kisii and Luhya, to ensure maximum reach of the target audience. In total, we produced 42 video and audio assets in 7 languages.

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April 13, 2021

KenyaBuzz: COVID-19 Hygiene Hub: Dr. Pamoja teaching Kids to take care of their health

“Ask Dr. Pamoja is a video and audio series that is designed to address kids on a wide variety of health issues in an exciting and engaging way. It is based on a couple of puppet characters: the patient and informative Dr. Pamoja, and Bali, his excitable sidekick. In each episode, Bali raises questions or expresses concern about pertinent issues, and Dr. Pamoja responds with factual information in a way that is easy to understand.”

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