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Sim Sim Hamara: Sesame Street comes to Pakistan

Back in 1966, when the discussions about a television show to help young children prepare for school were under way, who would have thought that 45 years later, the resulting show would be preparing children for school all over the world; across 120 countries, through twenty independent international versions. The latest addition to the Sesame Street Franchise is Sim Sim Hamara. Sim Sim Hamara will start airing in Pakistan later next month. The four year project is a collaboration between Sesame Workshop and the Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop, funded by USAID’s US$20 million. It seems as though Washington is now trying to quash the influence of radicalism ...

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