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Sierra Leonean Creates Bluetooth Speaker With Radio Using 5 Gallon Container, As He Couldn’t Afford One

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Sierra Leonean  Creates Bluetooth Speaker With Radio Using 5 Gallon Container, As He Couldn’t Afford One

Sierra Leonean  Creates Bluetooth Speaker With Radio Using 5 Gallon Container, As He Couldn’t Afford One

A  20 year old young  Sierra Leonean boy attending Milton Margai school has created his own Bluetooth speaker with radio set because he couldn’t afford one, Alusine Koroma love listening to AYV radio, most times, he has to go to his friend’s house to listen to radio program, during the rains, Alusine realized It was challenging to go outside, he then started thinking about finding a local solution to his problem, Alusine started collecting local materials from the dumpsite, from use cables, to 5 gallon, speakers and created his own Bluetooth speaker with a radio.

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“I got the inspiration from Kelvin Doe, I relized how Kelvin Doe AKA DJ Focus  found local solution to his problem and  wanted to do the same, going to my friend’s house every day to listen to radio programs was not sustainable, so I resorted to creating my own from things I collected from the dumpsite.” He told Salone Messenger.


The 20 year old genius boy is set to make the speaker with radio in large quantity for sale, He disclosed “ I am working on getting the speakers in large quantity for sale, the selling price for one is le 200,000 which is about $20″

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Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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