18 June 2007

Appropriate Technology

Container Studio gets new meaning in Mozambique

Back in the UK after 5 weeks of African adventures, here is an interesting picture of a community radio station we visited in Beira, Mozambique. Look carefully ... the building is simply three 40 foot containers stacked on top of each other. In fact, it is six containers in all. The on-air station is at the top. Middle section is the office on one side and recording studio on the other. Radio Peia is run by a Brazilian missionary and his family, who have been there for 8 years.

In the on-air studio, windows open, street sounds pouring in...

1 comment:

Robb WJ Ellis (aka Mandebvhu) said...

"Windows open" - on the laptop?