Doe is a 15-year-old boy from Sierra Leone who has taught himself to build batteries, generators, and transmitters from scrap materials. His next goal: to build wind mills to generate electricity for his community.
This inspiring young innovator caught the eye of MIT and was given the opportunity to participate in the school's Visiting Practitioners Program, the youngest ever participant in the program.
THNKR tells Doe's story in a fantastic video. Check it out:
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