Ethiopia: turning mortar shells into coffee machines

Turning mortar shells into coffee machines in Ethiopia: Azmeraw Zeleke is turning burnt-out shells into cylinders used in coffee machines…He uses old mortar shells, which stand about one metre high, to make his coffee machines.He cuts off the pointed ends, seals them and puts holes into the aluminium cylinder. The cylinder channels the water, coffee and milk.


  • Is Azmeraw Zeleke a person? the name of the company? I’ve been looking for it on Google but couldn’t find it and i’m pretty interested in those cylinders. I run a coffee machine manufactory and could always use new cylinders :)

  • teshager abebaw

    wet coffee processing is poluting the ecollogy we should give a special attention for that contemporary problem i need to talk please keep in contact

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