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Congo: Making valuable electronics from scraps

A group of young innovators are building electronic gadgets from scratch using scrap metal and e-waste in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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These young inventors make electronic devices from security alarms to smoke detectors using scrap. These are the brains behind Novator High Technology. This small room holds a powerhouse of ideas. The Congolese company is a source of innovation. like this electronic safe made from metal scraps. The coronavirus pandemic demands affordable solutions. The Congolese company makes innovative products such as this electronic safe made from metal scraps. They also designed this automatic hand-washing sink. Frequent power cuts don't intimidate them. They want to turn their room into a technology factory.