Kwarteng Richard: The Guy Behind The Solar Hand Washing Machine Nana Addo Mentioned | Video

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President Nana Akufo-Addo made mention of a group of individuals who had worked on an automatic solar-powered hand washing machine to help control the spread of coronavirus in Ghana in his 5th address to the nation on the matter.

…videos of the machine made by a team of Ghanaians have circulated social media since.

The president addressed the nation yesterday, 5th April, over the ongoing lockdown and the coronavirus outbreak in Ghana. see the full speech here.

Ghana has officially recorded 214 cases of the coronavirus as of today 6th April, 2020 and the scare has become more fierce than ever.

Who Is Richard Kwarteng

Introduced as Jude Osei by the president, the guy behind the Solar Hand-Washing machine has said that his real name is Kwarteng Richard [Jude Osei is the one who posted his project on social media]

Speaking in an interview with TV and YouTube presenter Kofi Adoma, Richard explains that the idea came to him when he went to the market and found empty barrels amid this dangerous season, …as a creative he’s always on the move to make something aesthetic and that will have a positive impact on the community.

He thought of it as his small way of imapacting the fight to do away with the deadly COVID-19 in the country.

Kwarteng Richard who is an alumnus of Ghana Christian University College took the chance to gather some more creative friends and to come up with this incredible hand-washing machine that detects and allows you to wash your hands without touching a thing.

The Interview

See in the video below as Richard Kwarteng and his colleagues demonstrate and tell how this whole “magic” came about.