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DIY Tinkering Challenge

It is our pleasure to announce the winner of the inaugural DIY Tinkering Challenge. Congratulations to Mariama Sangarie for her winning video entry Solar Backpack!

The Solar Backpack is a simple solution to a persistent problem: lack of access to electricity in Sierra Leone. We have seen many DIY solar generator concepts before, but Mariama Sangarie’s stands out for it’s user friendly design and its ingenuity in finding a new use for a kid’s backpack.

Honorable Mentions

We would also like to recognize the following projects which have received an Honorable Mention:

Thanks to all who Participated. Stay safe and keep inventing! This project was made possible through a charitable donation from MTV EMA and ViacomCBS. Donate today and help us reach tomorrow’s inventors, makers and creators!

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