"Visionaries" television program featuring
G.E.P. is currently being aired nationwide. Entitled
"Shilling for Shilling," this episode highlights
G.E.P.ís work and the vision of its founder, Tony
Silard. The program will be shown throughout
on PBS stations across the U.S.
The documentary was filmed in rural Kenya and Tanzania, where G.E.P. has two
branch offices. The story is a moving account of
Tonyís vision when he started G.E.P., and the impact
of the organization on local schools and communities.
Against a vibrant backdrop of East African landscapes
and music, viewers watch Tonyís dream take shape.
The video highlights G.E.P.ís Entrepreneurship and
Employment Training Program (EETP), and illustrates
the difference quality education and access to capital
can make in young peopleís lives.
dates and times for different areas will be posted on
homepage. Visitors should click on the
far left link, "The Visionaries Public Television
Series." If you
do not find any details on this program in your area,
please call your local PBS station to request more
information. The program will be aired repeatedly
throughout the year, so please check again if you do
not find a current listing. Copies of the video are
also available for sale; please contact G.E.P. for