Captivating the Wild: Team Sayari “Nature Positive Kids Outreach” Program Inspires Children to Conserve Wildlife and the Environment

2024-01-26T06:42:10+00:00January 26th, 2024|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is proud to announce the launch of the first two episodes of the Team Sayari on National Geographic Africa's official YouTube Channel on the 26th of January to mark this year’s World Environmental Education Day. The episodes will be freely available on the platform and teacher support materials will be provided to integrate these episodes.

WildlifeDirect Rolls Out Team Sayari “Nature Positive Kids” Outreach Program

2023-04-21T04:17:43+00:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect, a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Africa's wildlife, is pleased to announce the roll out of its new Nature Positive Kids Outreach Program which is an extension of the National Geographic’s Team Sayari educational entertainment Program. Team Sayari, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The Walt Disney Company Africa and Wildlife Direct, saw a 20-part television series being aired across Africa on National Geographic Wild and Disney Channel.

Team Sayari revealed as title for National Geographic Kids Africa Programme

2022-09-02T12:14:22+00:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Following field production commencing earlier this year, as well as the announcement of the local hosts, The Walt Disney Company Africa, together with its project partners, National Geographic, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and WildlifeDirect have today revealed both the title and the set of the highly anticipated National Geographic Kids programme.

The Walt Disney Company, WildlifeDirect, The U.S. Department Of State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development join forces to develop and launch National Geographic Kids Educational Entertainment programme in Africa

2022-01-02T18:17:48+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At a launch in Nairobi, Kenya today, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and The Walt Disney Company announced that together they will develop and implement educational entertainment and outreach programs in East Africa, in collaboration with local implementing partner WildlifeDirect.

“Engage children, Promote North-South Collaboration and involve communities” identified as priorities for wildlife filmmakers in Africa

2021-11-12T08:41:32+00:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On October 13th and 14th 2021, close to 200 people gathered virtually to discuss how we can accelerate African wildlife filmmaking and storytelling in a two–day event. The Open Space Technology (OST) event attracted participants from over 40 countries in response to the question “Africans at the heart of African wildlife filmmaking and storytelling to conserve Africa’s spectacular wild heritage. How can we make it happen?”.

WildlifeDirect and KBC Wildlife Warriors TV Series Partnership

2021-06-24T06:19:31+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is thrilled to announce a partnership with Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), the national broadcaster, to air Season One of the Wildlife Warriors TV Series. This partnership will allow viewers from all corners of the country to have access to the show that provides an African perspective on conservation through the stories of Africa’s own conservation heroes, front line soldiers, and cutting edge scientists.

A Tribute to Tim

2020-02-05T13:02:29+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tim, the Super Tusker elephant in Amboseli has died. Our hearts are broken. Tim was one of Africa's very few Super Tuskers and an incredible elephant whose presence awed and inspired many. He was one of Kenya's National Treasures!

Cultivating Wildlife Warriors

2020-01-07T07:46:21+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Historically, most African wildlife films have been produced by Westerners for Western audiences. Paula Kahumbu, a Kenyan wildlife conservationist, is working to change that. She is the CEO of the nonprofit WildlifeDirect, which produces a documentary series featuring African storytellers such as herself telling the stories of African conservation heroes.

Survey reveals that 51 percent of Kenyans watched Wildlife Warriors TV Series

2019-12-20T16:06:25+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In April 2019, WildlifeDirect launched Wildlife Warriors, a TV series about Kenyan wildlife heroes at the front line, and the species that they are saving. The series has smashed all expectations after the results of a survey revealed that 51 percent of Kenyans had watched it this year.