Rebuilding Ebola-hit economy, one plastic brick at a time

One U.K. charity working in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone has found a novel way to convert waste into income-generating products, including plastic bricks. Could these innovations help Sierra Leone rebuild its flagging economy? We spoke to the charity's technical adviser.

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  • Gabriella Jóźwiak

    Gabriella Jóźwiak is an award-winning journalist based in London. Her work on issues and policies affecting children and young people in developing countries and the U.K. has been published in national newspapers and magazines. Having worked in-house for domestic and international development charities, Jóźwiak has a keen interest in organizational development, and has worked as a journalist in several countries across West Africa and South America.

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