15-year-old JHS pupil invents makeshift ferry

15-year-old JHS pupil invents makeshift ferry
Source: Ghana | Fred Duhoe | JoyBusiness | fkmduhoe.gh@gmail.com
Date: 26-08-2019 Time: 07:08:04:am

A 15-year-old Junior High School (JHS 1) pupil  JHS 1 pupil from Nkwakubew Presby School has invented a makeshift ferry and has experimented it on the Volta Lake.

Norsi Mawunyefia said he first conceived the idea, transferred it into drawing and was inspired by his teacher Kpodo Gilbert to make it a reality.

They later tested the 'ferry' on the Volta Lake and it worked.

Young, talented and adventurous are best descriptions for budding engineers in the making who defy odds to build robots outside the normal classroom theories.

Seeking for science resource laboratory for his school, Mawunyefia who is from Labolabo Community in the Eastern Region tells JoyBusiness he could do more to become an engineer in future.

He had the opportunity to join the National Society of Black Engineers at the Accra Technical University to exhibit his model ferry.