Samuel Asante: JHS 2 student builds electric incubator that hatches chicks

Samuel Asante: JHS 2 student builds electric incubator that hatches chicks

- A Form 2 student at the Nkwatia Methodist Junior High School, Samuel Asante, has built an electric incubator

- The talented young boy built the device from scratch with local materials

- The boy's miniature incubator has successfully hatched baby chicks

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Samuel Asante, a talented Form 2 student of the Nkwatia Methodist Junior High School (JHS) in the Kwahu East District in the Eastern Region, has built an electric incubator from local materials.

In photos sighted on the Facebook page of the Parent-teacher Association (PTA) chairman, Ernest Sampong, Asante's electric device had successfully hatched baby chicks in a box.

The miniature incubator had empty egg crates placed on a wire mesh and a light bulb inside it.

Samuel Asante: Ghanaian student builds electric incubator that hatches chicks
Samuel Asante: Ghanaian JHS 2 student builds electric incubator that hatches chicks. Image: Ernest Sampong
Source: Twitter

Speaking in an interview with, Ernest Sampong disclosed that Asante will be heading to Koforidua city in the Eastern Region on Friday, May 28, to submit his work at an exhibition.

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''The boy is in JHS 2 and I am the PTA chairman of the school. He will be going to Koforidua tomorrow [May 28] with the district education director to submit the work at an exhibition,'' he said.

Meaning, the impressive photos of Asante's domestically made electric incubator have garnered positive remarks from people on social media.

View the photos below:

Earlier, reported Ghanaian-British architect, Sir David Adjaye, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Royal Gold Medal by The Royal Institute of British Architects.

The Royal Gold Medal is one of the highest accolades in the field.

In recognition of his exceptional body of work spanning over 25-years, the judges described Adjaye as ''a singular and timely talent and a strong reminder of the insightful and integrative role of the architect.''

In a separate story, Harry Asah has earned a Bachelor's degree in Automobile Engineering from the Koforidua Technical University.

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Despite his economically deprived background and struggle with stigma due to a minor disability, he has defeated the odds, bagging a degree in Automobile Engineering.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with, Asah disclosed he had a rough childhood because he had to deal with stigma from society due to the disability.

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