In 2016 Jude Kalman and Carrie-Anne Greenbank, reporter for Channel 9 joined forces and set out to produce Aussie Mum, African heart. Carrie-Anne reported on a news story of a Gold Coast teacher who left the comforts of the Gold Coast , Australia to start a school in Uganda, Africa. The news story had great success and was shown statewide.
A trip filled with loads of adventure, including meeting Emmy award winning Sky News Garwen McLuckie, playing with the beautiful kids from 100% Hope and capturing the courageous story of Trishelle Sayuuni.
Aussie Mum African Heart featured on Channel 9 over the Easter weekend in 2017 with an overwhelming response. Starting with a news story on Friday 6pm news, Saturday morning, Today show and the airing of the documentary on Channel 9 on Saturday afternoon. Due to the response, it was aired again on Easter Sunday on Gem and then again in May 2018, all nationwide.
The success was not just in broadcast. Viewers responded with great interest and the sponsorship of children and the programs 100% Hope offer.