Young scientist wins award at Eskom Expo

Disturbed by incidents of GBV, teen invents device to help women and kids call for help

22 September 2020 - 11:57
By Yoliswa Sobuwa

A 16-year-old grade 11 pupil in Limpopo has invented a device for women and children to assist them to trigger an alert when they find themselves in danger. Bohlale Mphahlele, a pupil at S.J. Van der Merwe Technical High School in Lebowakgomo, recently won a bronze medal and a trophy at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists for her device which is the size of an earing which has to be connected to family and friends.

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