St. Angela's Girls Secondary School

There were a total of 41 students who participated in the program. Participants comprised of Form Three, Physics students only.

After going through the course material, participants were then divided into 6 teams to work on various projects to create low cost solutions to challenges in their community. Topics included:

  1. Road Safety
  2. Light
  3. Waste
  4. IT
  5. Water
  6. Health
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PROJECTS

ROAD SAFETY

Automatic Self-Driven Vehicle

The vehicle is equipped with sensors and finger-print, voice and eye detectors. In addition to that, the vehicle alerts the driver when there is danger and notifies the driver of the set speed limit at any given time.

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LIGHTS

Wearable Lights

Clothes, jewelry and shoes fitted with light sensors which light on or off depending on the intensity of light. These lights are both fashionable and functional!

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WASTE

LERIAN Machine

To solve environmental issues caused by sewage and waste by use of a machine dubbed LERIAN that treats sewage. The machine has chambers for water purification and finally stores the distilled water.

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IT

Computerized Greenhouse

The greenhouse regulates the conditions necessary for high crop production, therefore making it cost effective. Features in the greenhouse include: thermostat, coolers, automated sprinklers and a decomposer.

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WATER

Water Treatment System

To solve the problem of water shortages and poor drainage system by recycling the waste products from a septic tank. Waste water is recycled into fresh water and then pumped back into the bathroom for toilet use. Solid waste from the septic tank is taken to a factory to make fertilizers.

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HEALTH

Solar Driven Peddling Cart

A mobile clinic which is powered using solar energy. Solar panels are attached all round the chassis of the vehicle.

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Mekatilili Program