April 29th 2020 – African Children’s book on coronavirus
Aisha and Moses strong against Coronavirus!’ ~ ‘Aisha pamoja na Moses Imara dhidi ya virusi vya corona!’
How to explain young kids about the Coronavirus? They might have noticed already and left confused or excited. The booklet addresses the insecurity and excitement of children, whilst teaching how to behave to avoid further contamination simultaneously.
A light story, providing children with solutions and language to express anxiety and potential sadness. All applicable preventing measures are explained in a child friendly way. The booklets have landed in 20 countries already. Read here the latest news.
These reading and audio books – in English, Swahili and Dutch language-, initially have been developed for children in Tanzania and Kenia. Based on frequent demands recently a new release was developed in Chichewa (Malawi) and in Chishona (Zimbabwe). Immigrants living in The Netherlands might benefit from the booklets as well.
Aisha & Friends supports parents, social workers and medical staff with educational tools and educational training. Aisha & Friends blends pedagogics with a creative approach.
Together we are strong! Aisha & Friends produced the booklets in cooperation with Jan & Ko and the Dutch Tanzania Foundation.