- A young entrepreneur identified as Baraka Safari Elie has invented the first-ever made-in-Congo rechargeable iron
- The chief executive officer of BANZELA says the iron can last for three hours without electricity
- Elie says he wants to help improve the lives of Congolese people in a country where there is epileptic power supply
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Baraka Safari Elie, a 23-year-old man from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has invented the first-ever made-in-Congo rechargeable iron.
It took 8 months of trials to make sure that the rechargeable iron could work properly, How Africa reports.
The inventor, who is the director of BANZELA, said the iron can last for three hours without electricity.
The young man has realised that electricity is a problem in his country and he intends to improve the lives of his people.
He said: “Among the solutions we have provided is the rechargeable iron that allows users to iron for a period of at least three hours without having electricity in the house, which means that you can charge it, you can even travel with it, in trips, anywhere, if you need to iron, if you don’t have access to electricity you can always use our iron.”
The iron is being sold for $25 dollars (N9,588).
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