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How Repurposed Shipping Containers Are Changing Communities

Written by Economic Development Jobs on March 21, 2017. Posted in Cargo storage container, Storage containers for sale nj, Used shipping containers

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In township in a coastal town in South Africa, a group of kindergarten students is learning to read. They are sounding out the letters as they are taught how to string them together into words. The teacher is proud of her classroom. Just a year earlier she had been forced to cram the 30 or so five and six year olds into the front room of a shack. No lighting, no heating and little in the way of comfort meant that learning was tough. Now, though, their classroom is well lit and offers a comfortable well kitted out learning environment in what was once a shipping container. The refitted shipping container was donated to the impoverished school by a group of university students in collaboration with local businesses. The college students also lent a helping hand by working together to paint t