Sim Sim Hamara is the Pakistani adaptation of the engaging educational children's program Sesame Street, created by Rafi Peer Theatre workshop in collaboration with Sesame Workshop, and funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This will be an early education resource for large number of Pakistani children who lack access to formal educational opportunities. – Reuters Photo Series
Sesame Street character Elmo (L) along with locally developed puppet characters Rani (2nd L) and Munna (C) talk with show hosts Mishi Khan (2nd R) and Salman Shahid at the launching ceremony of the Pakistani version of Sesame Street called ?Sim Sim Hamara at Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop in Lahore November 26, 2011.
Sesame Street character Baily (R) and locally developed puppet Munna perform.
Spectators watch a Sesame Street performance featuring locally developed characters at the launching ceremony of the Pakistani version of Sesame Street called ?Sim Sim Hamara? at Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop in Lahore.
A locally developed puppet named Baji is seen performing.
Men hold locally developed character Haseen-o-Jameel at the launching ceremony of ?Sim Sim Hamara?.
American Consulate General Nina Fite (C) poses for a group photo and the production team with Sesame Street and locally developed puppet characters during the launching ceremony of ?Sim Sim Hamara?.