recycling video gear to Malawi
A few months ago I got an email from a young aspiring videographer in Malawi. As I’d visited the country in 1991 and 1994, to film a documentary (‘In Livingstone’s Footsteps’) and the first democratic elections (where Hastings Kamuzu Banda was unelected after years of ‘benign’ dictatorship) for Sky News, I was interested to hear from this chap.
He explained that he was really keen to make a career in video production but that, of course, living in the 4th poorest country in the world, the acquisition of video production kit was nigh on impossible.
CreationVideo is constantly updating its equipment – and this, coupled with the fact that we are living in extremely fast-moving times for video gear, means that we do have a cupboard with stuff that is a few years’ old but is unused.
So I was glad to dig out a Sharp DV camera and a Sony Vaio laptop to kickstart Peter’s career. The camera was posted a few weeks ago, and Peter’s friend, Parsley, is flying back to Malawi with the laptop next week.
If anyone else has any video production gear they don’t need, let me know and I’ll pass on Peter’s details.
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