Chamki smiling with group of young girls.

South Asia

Using the power of media and community engagement to bring playful learning and support to children across the region

From our offices in India and Bangladesh, Sesame Workshop supports families with locally produced, culturally relevant media and early childhood development that’s important for children to thrive.

Among projects in India, we’re working to strengthen rural childcare centers and supporting parents and caregivers responsible for critically important early childhood education. Awareness campaigns and workshops invite dads particularly to encourage children’s social-emotional learning. And “clean air” efforts give children the tools to become champions for the environment.

In Bangladesh, we reach children and parents wherever they are — from homes to schools, community centers, and refugee camps. Our Sisimpur program goes beyond the award-winning TV show with online learning, storybooks, teacher training, and live events that promote playful learning, social-emotional skills, diversity and inclusion, environmental awareness, and more.

Chamki shakes a young girl's hand
Sesame Workshop Across South Asia
From our award-winning media content to community outreach initiatives, support for Rohingya families in refugee camps, and more, Sesame Workshop is dedicated to helping children across South Asia grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.
Tuktuki and friends.
Featured Show
The Global Kidscreen Award-winning Bangladeshi co-production of Sesame Street, Sisimpur is beloved and trusted among Bangladeshi children and parents alike.
Play games and watch videos with Raya, Halum, and all your favorite Simimpur friends.

Check out the Sisimpur website and the Galli Galli Simsim Youtube Channel — full of resources created to help children become smarter, stronger, and kinder.