We create, design and produce media for sustainable development
Makutano Junction is a weekly drama series set in a typical peri-urban East African town. The drama follows the lives, loves, frustrations and successes of a small African community and it highlights basic rights and injustices while demonstrating remedies and best practices.View Website
A sumptuous mix of modern clean cooking solutions, delicious recipes, and expert advice on the best foods to grow and eat. The Shamba Chef team travel across Kenya and delve into real households offering practical solutions to improve the cooking experience as well the nutrition of mothers and their young ones.View Website
Mediae’s flagship program is a practical, make-over style farmer TV series aimed at East Africa’s rapidly growing rural and peri-urban television audience. It aims to give both farmer and audience the practical tools and knowledge they need to improve productivity and income on their farms.View Website
Imagine this. Four youth from Kenya and Tanzania farming and living side-by-side for nine months, competing to win a prize worth US$10,000. Don’t Lose the Plot is a reality TV show competition encouraging youth into agribusiness and changing the profile of farming in East Africa.View Website
Know Zone aims to bring first-class edutainment directly into the homes and lives of Kenyan children. The reality TV show works to raise the educational standards of young Kenyans by improving their grasp of key literacy and numeracy syllabus requirements, as well as equipping them with essential life skills.View Website
From the producers of Shamba Shape Up and Makutano Junction, comes Mpeke Town, a drama series which depicts the hidden charms of rural life and unearths the idea that farming can be a lucrative business, with the potential for increasing food production and family incomes. Set in the undulating hills of rural Central Uganda, Mpeke Town depicts the loves, hopes, trials and tribulations of a small village struggling to earn a livelihood.View Website
Who We Are
Founded in 1997, Mediae is a small social enterprise that’s committed to addressing the informational needs of East Africans through sustainable and research-based media productions.
What We Do
Through a delicate balance of entertainment and education, we produce pioneering and inspirational media in order to supply vital knowledge in forms that can be widely accessed and understood. And in so doing, empowering the lives of millions of viewers.
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Through our unique approach, we have risen to become a household name across East Africa, creating compelling and entertaining content that’s easy to understand and adopt.
We make tangible impacts in enhancing knowledge, changing attitudes and encouraging the adoption of best practices in order to elevate the reality of rural and peri-urban communities.
We take a participatory approach by including our audiences in the process of shaping thought-provoking content that they want to see. We also provide avenues for two-way engagement.
Extensive field surveys determine the success of the programs and form the basis of the content for each series. This ensures the programs remain relevant and effective to their audiences.