The Sound of Electricity.

Melanie

Author of this post:

CBS Project Manager Melanie

 

Do you know the sound of electricity? Probably you now think: “Sound? Electricity doesn’t have a sound!”. Well, yes, it does. And because we are living in a country of “Dum-Sor” (off-on) electricity, I am very much used to this very gentle sound and can most often tell when the electricity is back, even if no gadget or bulb is on. In the last few months, we had almost no “lights off”, but since some few weeks, it is back. Today, we had about four power cuts already, and it’s just a little after noon…..

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About the author:
Melanie is a social anthropologist and holds a MA in Development Studies with a focus on Local Development Strategies from the distinguished Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. She is a qualified trainer of youth leaders in Africa-Europe Youth Cooperation and has led youth projects in Switzerland, Ghana and Kenya.
Melanie is a Co-Founder of CBS Business School and the Co-President of Sono Foundation Switzerland.

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