Empower future leaders. Today.

MaNaBu is educating children through play about the things that are happening in the world today, intending to empower them to become positive future leaders.


MaNaBu changes the way we perceive education. It teaches children the way they learn – through play about the topics that matter the most, challenges in our world.

The beauty of MaNaBu lies in its simplicity where every child from every nation and culture can understand it. Children all around the world can enjoy entertaining, no language animated series, interactive games, and fun, catchy songs! While driving curiosity and empathy in children, it also helps parents to present difficult subjects more quickly to turn both children and parents into ambassadors for the global cause as well as educators. The cartoon series speaks a universal visual language understandable to every nation and culture. It comes in a short and flexible episode format that is easily adaptable to many media platforms and is reachable to audiences.

We educate through digital channels

Smart Animated Series


Manabu songs


Interactive games


What do we stand for
Meet us
We believe that every child in the world deserves the right to education. So many children who are born genius don’t even get a chance to prosper in life.
In 2030 children will be the grown-ups bringing crucial decisions, the question is are we preparing them to become responsible leaders for the future – this is where MaNaBu comes in.

Our mission is to inspire people and empower the young ones to take action and build together a better world. Challenges can be overcome when we all unite and take immediate action to change our lives.

MaNaBu is a mission with a goal: MaNaBu Foundation is dedicated to equal rights to education for children all over the world while becoming a global project devoted to teaching children through play, encouraging their positive development and actions towards global challenges.

Global Advisors

Sten-Kristian Saluveer

AudioVisual guru

Academy Award nominated audiovisual media innovation and policy strategist, producer and entrepreneur

John Heinsen

Multi-platform producer

Producer, Transmedia Producer, Showrunner for Academy Awards, and former Vice President of the Producers Guild of America (PGA)

Dragan Primorac

former minister

Established medical doctor, world-known university professor and former Croatian Minister of Science Education and Sports

Guido Van Nispen

Social Enterprise Expert

Founder and principal of the management company for governance, strategy and venturing, Advisor to the Dutch Council for Culture, and former Fund Manager of the Dutch Creative Industry Fund

Marc Buckley​

Official UN SDG Advocate

MaNaBu is supported and advised by its MaNaBu Ambassador, Marc Buckley as an Official UN SDG Advocate, UN Resilient Futurist, Member of the Expert Network for the World Economic Forum for Innovation, Climate Change, Agriculture, Food, and Beverages,Global Food Reformist, and Sustainable Futurist, with passions for social innovation, systems thinking, and dynamic modeling to solve our global grand challenges.

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