Monday, December 13, 2010

Radio Azadi's Radio Distribution Drive in Afghanistan

Since September, RFE’s (Radio Free Europe's) Afghan service Radio Azadi -- the most popular radio station in the country -- has been distributing 20,000 hand-cranked and solar powered radios to people all across Afghanistan. The aim of the project is to promote access to news and information, especially in rural and remote areas where illiteracy rates are among the highest in the world and where radio is often the only means for people to receive news.

Continued story and photos at Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty: