Ghanaian Creative Builds Dual-Purpose Furniture From Plastic Waste (Video)

Ghanaian Creative Builds Dual-Purpose Furniture From Plastic Waste (Video)

  • The Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mckingtorch Africa has built a bench that also serves as a table
  • The Ghanaian creative and social entrepreneur made the double-purpose furniture from recycled plastic waste
  • In a video online, he demonstrates how the bench that comes with lockers could be turned into a table for usage

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Ghanaian creative and social entrepreneur, Makafui Awuku, has built a bench that doubles as a table from recycled plastic waste collected from the streets of Accra.

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mckingtorch Africa showed off his newly made dual-purpose furniture on Twitter Wednesday, May 4.

In a video clip, he demonstrates how users of the bench could convert it into a table as he revealed that it comes with lockers.

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Makafui Awuku
Photo of Makafui Awuku. Source: Makafui Awuku
Source: Twitter

Impressive dual-purpose furniture

''I made this bench that converts to a table in seconds, and made from recycled plastic waste from the streets of Accra,'' he shared with the video.

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Even though the video is quite impressive, it is yet to gain traction on social media. At the time of writing this report, Awuku's post had gained fewer reactions.

Watch the video below:

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The Bus Shelter Proof-of-Concept project is the country's first and possibly the first on the continent.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that women in traditionally male-dominated fields such as shoemaking face difficult hurdles, but one Ghanaian artisan, Edna Frimpong, is making laudable strides.

Born into humble parentage, Edna has worked hard to establish Fash Slippers, a footwear brand that produces handmade slippers in Ghana.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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