- A class six student at the Abeka 3 Basic School, Prince Kwodwo Antwi, has built a wooden toy car that runs on a battery
- In a video online, Antwi shows how he goes through the process of cutting the component parts, assembling, and finally finishing the car
- The talented boy says he wants to receive formal training in the field of building cars
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An innovative Ghanaian boy, Prince Kwodwo Antwi, has built a toy car using wood and a battery that enables the toy car to move without any challenge.
Antwi, aged 12, is a class six pupil at the Abeka 3 Basic School in Accra. The pre-teenager has been captured in a video cutting and fitting together the separate components of the toy car.
In the video seen by YEN.com.gh on the Twitter page of Asiedua, Antwi recounts the processes he undergoes to finally come out with a moving toy car.
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Building the toy car
The inspiring video shows him cutting the wood into usable parts and mending them with glue to fit the separate components and then inserting a battery under the toy car to enable it to move.
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Antwi told Asiedua he would like to learn more about making cars, saying he wants to receive formal training in the field.
Antwi's video has so far racked in over 8,000 views as of the time of this publication.
Meanwhile, Asiedua indicated that she and her team at @FTFGhana want to find help for him.
She urged interested persons to send her a message if they want to help Prince in any way achieve his dreams.
Ghanaian Teenager Builds Solar-powered Electric Bike from Wood
Another talented Ghanaian teenager, Samuel Aboagye, has built a solar-powered electric motorbike with a wooden frame that functions.
The solar-powered motorbike has lights, a bell, breaks, plays music, can connect to 100 radio stations in Accra, and has a Bluetooth connection that enables a rider to answer calls without holding the phone.
Aboagye, who resides in Tema Community 2, J Country, recalled what inspired him to build the electric scooter.
African-American Doctor Becomes First Black Woman to Pilot a Spacecraft
In a separate story, Dr Sian Proctor has become the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft after SpaceX’s Inspiration4 Mission successfully launched into space on Wednesday, September 15.
Proctor, a geoscientist, artist, and science communicator, was one of four people in the first-ever all-civilian spaceflight, serving as a mission pilot on Inspiration4.
She made history as the fourth Black woman to travel into space and the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft with the three-day trip circling the earth, the New York Times reports.
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