Tanzanian project uses a solar-powered MP3 player to educate women who can’t read


A project by a German non-profit social enterprise, URIDU, and Tanzania’s Ministry for Health and Social Welfare, is using a solar-powered MP3 player to provide health education to women who can’t read in rural parts of the East African country. Named the MP3forLife Player, the solar-powered device developed by URIDU is said to contain more than 400 answers to questions about health, nutrition, family planning, child care, work safety and other topics. “We conceived the MP3forLife Player for small group listening – it fosters discussion, exchange and group building,” said Felicitas Heyne, psychologist and founder of URIDU. Considering the various…

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