This week, Filmmaker, Nick Lazaredes returns to the Comoros, where a destructive volcano could be the key to breaking the nation's cycle of poverty.

The Karthala Volcano's eruptions are becoming more frequent - threatening the country's capital, Moroni - and vulcanologists are monitoring it closely.

While Comorans have long believed their volcano has healing powers, their government is now hoping it can cure their economic woes. Last year the government held an international symposium to study the possibilities of using it to generate electricity.

It resulted in the discovery of a massive reservoir of water heated to around 300 degrees Celsius - perfect for geothermal power.

Experts say it would be more than enough to power Grand Comore, and its neighbouring islands

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