- Kwaku Sylvester, a 27-year-old Ghanaian welder, has designed a rugged vehicle he calls "Buffalo," inspired by the Jeep Wrangler, to aid farmers in navigating their fields
- Using conventional welding equipment, he invested over GH¢ 50,000 in its construction
- Sylvester now seeks government or investor support to develop this innovative solution further
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Kwaku Sylvester, a 27-year-old Ghanaian welder, has accomplished a remarkable feat by constructing a sturdy car he affectionately named "Buffalo," drawing inspiration from the Jeep Wrangler.
In a conversation with Nana Tea, hailing from Asesewa, Sylvester shared his vision behind creating this vehicle, primarily designed to assist farmers in navigating their farmlands with ease.
He explained that he employed standard welding equipment to build the car and several other machines.
Sylvester says he invested over GH¢ 50,000 in this innovative project and is now seeking support from the government or potential investors to develop his invention further.
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According to him, his Buffalo car could significantly benefit the country's agricultural sector, enhancing farmers' productivity.
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He demonstrated the use of his car in the video posted on the YouTube channel of Nana Tea. Below are some comments that trailed the video.
All Jokes aside. Buffalo is excellent ❤
Great job bro..this guy needs support...pls throw more light on his Agro machines
Watch the video below:
When inquired about how he manages to balance his charitable endeavors and interviews with his regular job, Nana Tea shared with YEN.com.gh:
"I work on shifts, so whenever I have time off duty, I dedicate it to my philanthropic activities. I find fulfillment in philanthropy, and it brings me joy to assist others in situations I once faced."
YEN.com.gh also asked whether he had any intentions of establishing an official foundation, to which he responded,
"At the moment, I haven't considered establishing a registered foundation, but I will inform everyone if such a foundation is established."
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In another story, a Ghanaian Community Development and Vocational Technical Institute (CONVOTECH) student built his first car; Obed Obeng Danso manufactured the vehicle using scraps mostly from a discarded three-wheeled vehicle.
The self-taught student opened up about how it all started, including how he defeated the odds to accomplish his childhood dream.
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Meanwhile, Emmanuel Geraldo, a self-taught auto mechanic from Ghana, created a vehicle using just his materials.
The gifted craftsman admitted that he had no experience maintaining or building cars before creating the vehicle.
The 28-year-old revealed that it cost him more than GH¢10,000 to manufacture the vehicle in an interview with blogger Zionfelix.
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