The Children’s Scrappy News Service is a makeshift news service, run by kids for kids, solving the world’s biggest problems. Scrappy TV is fun. From a newsroom made of junk, kid anchors get to the bottom of the problem, connecting to kid reporters out on the streets, in the fields, where they discover Scrappy Heroes with solutions. The TV connects to Facebook and an app called scrAPP that allows kids anywhere to become scrappy reporters, vote on campaigns and take action. We’re the first children’s news service powered by scrap. In a universe of junk, we are in search of the truth.
The Children’s Scrappy News Service is a news-talk-game show run by kids and a gender-fluid robot called Scrappy.
What’s the problem we’re trying to solve?
The world is a mess and kids are growing up in the middle of it.
The Children’s Scrappy News Service is a raucous kids’ TV show that explores the big problems we face and discovers the wacky things you can do to join the revolution.
Scrappy TV is fun. In a newsroom made of junk and once-loved things, kid anchors get to the bottom of the problem by interviewing guests on a broken couch. On the streets, in the field, kid reporters discover Scrappy Heroes who have solutions. Then it’s back the studio, which is now a game-show, where kid contestants pitch ideas to solve the problem. Pitch it’s winning idea launches the Scrappy Campaign that streams online http://gida.in/scrappynewsprivate/. scrAPP enables kids anywhere to vote, become reporters, tell a story. Scrappy Schools, powered by scrapbooks made of recycled materials, empowers offline kids to build their own newsrooms, understand sustainable design and make their own problem-solving shows.
The challenge? We’re in India where Climate Change is amorphous if you’re a kid. What is it? Where is it? What can I do about it? The Children’s Scrappy News Service is about to find out. We’re the first children’s news service powered by scrap and that’s good news, because being scrappy is stuff anyone can do, even you.