Founder of Mine Kafon, Mine Kafon, Netherlands
Massoud is originally from Afghanistan, where he lived until he was 14 at which point his mother sent him away with smugglers, taking him through Pakistan and Russia. Now living in the Netherlands, Massoud studied at the Design Academy Eindhoven where he has created the Mine Kafon, a landmine decommissioning device that takes its inspiration from a childhood toy.
Presenting: Mine Kafon - A design for saving lives.
20 Feb 2013, 08:35
- A translation of childhood memories and toys in to wind-powered land mine detonators.
- Raising awareness about the global issue of land-mines and making sure its not a forgotten problem.
- Every life counts - We can save more.
- The next steps - What is needed to make the Mine Kafon a global success