Ghanaian man turns drum into solar-powered basin for washing hands

Ghanaian man turns drum into solar-powered basin for washing hands

- A Ghanaian young man has come out with an amazing invention that allows water to flow automatically for washing hands

- This is in an attempt to help curb the spread of the pandemic coronavirus in the country and beyond

- The system is programmed to produce soap automatically and wait for 25 seconds before producing water for rinsing the hand

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A young man in Ghana has come out with an amazing invention that allows water and soap to flow automatically for hand-washing in the fight against COVID-19.

The invention was produced with a normal metallic drum that was simply fitted with a sink, sensors and cables that connect to the solar panel on top.

Once someone places the hand under the tap, the sensor sends a signal for soap to be oozed out on the person's hand and the system is programmed to allow 25 seconds for the person to wash the hands well before rinsing begins.

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Health experts have indicated that one of the best ways to prevent oneself from contracting the pandemic coronavirus is to constantly wash one's hands or use hand sanitised.

Since this observation was disclosed people have been finding ways that taps can be used by many people without holding any part of the water system.

There have been many inventions but it appears that this particular innovation by the Ghanaian is probably the best as it uses solar panel and is completely programmed.

READ ALSO: COVID-19: Creative man turns metallic drums into hand-washing sinks at bus stops

In other news, Ghanaian professor Fred McBagonluri has taken on the project to produce low-cost ventilators for sick coronavirus patients in the country to help with their quick recovery.

The professor made details of the project known on his Facebook handle in a post sighted by among a series of related publications.

Before the coronavirus pandemic, a single ventilator used to cost between $20,000 and $22,000. Now, because of the high demands by governments all over the world, a ventilator now costs between $50,000 and $55,000 more than double its original price.

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