2020 Winner Announced
It is our pleasure to announce the winner of the inaugural DIY Tinkering Challenge. Congratulations to Mariama Sangarie for her winning video entry Solar Backpack!
The Solar Backpack is a simple solution to a persistent problem: lack of access to electricity in Sierra Leone. We have seen many DIY solar generator concepts before, but Mariama Sangarie’s stands out for it’s user friendly design and its ingenuity in finding a new use for a kid’s backpack.
We would also like to recognize the following projects which have received an Honorable Mention:
Door Security Alarm by Richard Ganda
Frugal Innovation by Daniel Falama
Irrigation System by Osman Yaah
Lastly, congratulations to the Finalists:
Mini Tractor by Mohamed Bella
Automated Hand Sanitizer Dispenser by James Samba
Solar Light by Amadu Jalloh
Radio by Abubakarr Sesay
Paper Bag by Muhammad Bashir Jalloh
Fuel Free Generator by Mamadu Nulador Bah
Portable Wooden Ventilator by Mark Fomba
Thanks to all who Participated. Stay safe and keep inventing!
This project was made possible through a charitable donation from MTV EMA and ViacomCBS.
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