A nun in headphones is on the radio — offering expectant families advice for stimulating fetal development.
"Tell the husband to pat [your] tummy," she laughs. "And speak to the [baby]!"
When Sister Astridah Banda, a Catholic nun and social worker in Zambia, first went on the air, she recalls that people were jolted by her manner. "People are always surprised to see sisters can joke," she says. "They think you're always serious and praying – and in such instances, I look at myself and say 'Madame, you and I are one and the same."