Thursday, April 30th, 2009
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Welcome to the Radio Workshop’s podcast. Let’s take a look at what’s on the show.
This week’s episode takes us to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town. Dr. Gabriel Urgoiti explains the initiative to get young patients telling their stories for radio.
Then we go straight to the stories. Eight year-old Kauther Sallie tells us about waiting for a kidney transplant.
And finally, seven year-old Mujahid Wiener describes the day of his accident.
No time to listen to the entire show? Pick and choose what you want to listen to below!
Welcome to the Show
Host Lesedi Mogoatlhe takes listeners through the lineup of this week’s show.
And what’s that song you hear? The singer is Chiwoniso, from Zimbabwe. This song is called “Vanorapa,” from her album Rebel Woman (Putumayo, 2008). To find out more about her music click here!
The Radio Workshop broadcasts every Saturday at 12 noon on SAFM. Visit SAFM’s website for information about how to find their frequency in your area.
Red Cross Radio
Dr. Gabriel Urgoiti says he swapped his stethoscope for a microphone. He used to be a doctor at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, but now he’s back with a different mission.
Find out more about our radio project at Red Cross Children’s Hospital here.
My Audio Diary: Kauther Sallie
Kauther Sallie says the worst thing about being sick is that she can’t eat what she wants. Since she is waiting for a kidney transplant, that means no more chips, sausage…or even bananas.
Want to find out more about kidneys and transplants? Click here.
My Audio Diary: Mujahid Wiener
Mujahid Wiener knows Red Cross Children’s Hospital like the back of his hand. He’s spent a lot of time in the hospital since his accident.
Read stories by other South African youth burn victims here.
That’s it for this week, join us next week for more of the Radio Workshop. We hope you’ve enjoyed it. Feel free to leave a comment below. We’d love to know what you think!
We end with music from Madagascar, Rajery’s song “Misahotaka Ny Akama.” The song comes from an album called “Acoustic Africa,” released by Putumayo.
Thanks for joining us for this week’s show.
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