Tuesday, October 15, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Designed for young Haitian children, Lakou Kajou is a cartoon program in Creole for educational purposes. Broadcast since 2016 on TV in five geographical departments of Haiti (West, Center, South, Southeast, Northeast), it is also available on the Youtube channel of the program.
The peculiarity of Lakou Kajou lies in its sociocultural anchoring. Indeed, the program reflects the Haitian culture and takes into account the Haitian context.
“ Much of the media to which children are exposed comes from other countries. Lakou Kajou offers Haitian children a media experience specially designed for them “explains Jaury Jean-Enard communications manager Lakou Kajou, Nouvelliste.
The episodes about fifteen minutes present adventures two main characters: Tilou and Lili, sister and twin brother who spend their time solving the problems that arise in their daily lives with intelligence.
Nine (9) themes have been addressed to date in the episodes of Lakou Kajou: process (to accomplish any task), geography (of Haiti), rhythm (music and sounds), growth (of a plant ), water, tools, physical exercise, heritage and transportation
Supported financially by FOKAL and the WK Kellogg Foundation, Lakou Kajou benefits from the work of a team of educators, artists, animators and professionals from the audiovisual sector (Ayitikomik and Muska Group), with the help of educational partners (InnovEd at Quisqueya University) and Blue Butterfly Collaborative, an American firm specializing in children's media