- A young man has invented an automatic tap that can be fitted on all kinds of buckets to discharge water for hand-washing
- He narrates in a live demonstration that the device has very low power usage which makes its use even more universal
- Many social media users have been reacting wildly to the video since it surfaced online
A young Ghanaian man has come out with an invention to help combat the coronavirus pandemic through effective hand-washing - an automatic device fitted to a tap.
The invention was recorded in a live demonstration that was sighted by Briefly.co.za on the official Facebook handle of JoyNews.
This particular invention employs a low-voltage device that can be fitted on any kind of bucket or container and allows water to flow on its own once a hand is put under the tap.
See the demonstration in the video below:
The invention comes in a series of similar inventions that have been made by locals in Ghana to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 through hand-washing, which is recommended by health experts as one of the best ways to prevent the disease.
Many social media users have been reacting wildly to the invention with many comments coming in.
Kojo Mensa mentioned that the invention must not be left as it is but be improved and commercialized quickly:
Mavis Frema Wiredu raised the alarm that the innovation has actually been in common use in various parts of the world and added that the government of Ghana should invest in it:
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