The story of Kelvin Doe: The poor Sierra Leone teen who wowed MIT

January 29, 2017

This 15 year old taught himself engineering and managed to use scrap to build working generators, batteries and even an FM Radio Transmitter.

The video above shows the fascinating story of Kelvin Doe. He is a child from a very poor district of Sierra Leone’s capital city Freetown. The area is in such rough shape, with electricity so intermittent, that the lights will only come up once a week.




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