Reducing the Stigma of AIDS, Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria

Sesame Street Workshop are engaging in community outreach and education in Nigeria to address the stigma of AIDS, orphans and vulnerable children.

Sesame Street

Mission staff are working with the Sesame Street Workshop to bring a local content version of Sesame Street to Nigeria. In addition to the television broadcast show, Sesame will do outreach through traveling performances which will focus on reducing the stigma of orphans and vulnerable children. In addition to a monetary commitment of $7294000 Sesame workshop made an in-kind donation of $204,000, bringing their total contribution to $7.5M.


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Sesame Workshop

    Advocacy NGO, Implementing NGO
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and so much more. Sesame Workshop, formerly known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW), is a Worldwide...

  • Shell Foundation

    United Kingdom | Staff size: 26-50

    Shell Foundation is an independent charity, established in 2000 by the Shell Group. It works to create and scale new solutions to global development challenges by applying business thinking to...

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Key Information

LocationSub Saharan Africa, Nigeria
  • Start Date 2007
  • End Date 2013
  • ValueUSD 8 Million