- A young man recently left many super impressed after he successfully built a wheelchair that can be used to move up and down the stairs
- An inspirational post about the innovative thinker was shared online by a local promotional Twitter page
- Many people absolutely loved the post and soon headed to the comment section to commend the young man
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A bright young South African man recently did his bit to make society a better place after he designed and built a wheelchair that can glide easily up and down stairs, doing away with the need for ramps to assist wheelchair-ridden people.
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In an inspirational post made by a Twitter page called @kasieconomy that is dedicated to promoting innovative young South African go-getters, they shared how the young man built the wheelchair that he can be seen excitedly demonstrating in a heartwarming snap.
@kasieconomy captioned the post:
"This young man has invented a wheelchair that can easily move up and down and climb stairs. Make him famous. Please retweet."
South Africans absolutely loved the post and had this to say about it after Briefly.co.za reshared it on their Facebook page:
Portia Peloentle Kganyago said:
"Excellence on its level best. This is the kind of development, creativity and innovative ideas we want as a country. Well done my brother. Big up to you."
Dawn Punshon Rorke said:
"Reinventing the wheel. Wow, where can one find his wheelchairs?"
Negus Zebulun said:
"Blessed love and maximum respect with strong salute upon thy vital works."
Lavhelesani Joshua Dangale said:
"Well done brother. May the Lord continue to give you the wisdom to be more innovative."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a father has gone creative to complement his daughter’s limited natural ability to walk.
The father created a prosthetic to replace her amputated limb. Richard said the father who also happens to be his friend did that so that he and his daughter can walk together.
Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at Legit.ng. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.