Teen Sierra Leonean innovator wins big contract
A Sierra Leonean teenage innovator who created batteries out of rubbish cans and a generator to power an FM radio station has signed a lucrative deal which is sure to keep his innovative dreams alive. With $100,000 funding by Canadian internet services provider, Sierra WIFI, Kelvin Doe has been tasked to deploy solar panels in 400 sites of the company across the country. The contract with the 16-year-old school boy inventor was penned on Thursday in the presence of his parents.
Construction work is said to have already started on the building. Sierra WIFI is one of leading internet providers in the country.
He assured that the boy's schooling won`t be affected by the project. Kelvin came to the limelight last year when he was discovered through a high school competition aimed at identifying potential young scientists.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Africa Review Kenya