Covid-19: Bungoma pupil makes innovative handwashing machine

Stephen Wamukota, 9, from Siboti Ward in Bumula, Bungoma County shows how his innovative handwashing machine works. He said the struggles people undergo while washing the hands in line with the Covid-19 guidelines prompted him to come up with the idea. PHOTO | BRIAN OJAMAA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • His father, James Wamukota, said he had already noted his son has a sharp brain.
  • Residents flocked their homestead to have a glimpse at the machine that has been the talk of town.
  • They praised the boy’s innovation saying it is economical and urged the county should embrace his idea.

As the whole world struggles to fight the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, a Standard Three pupil in Bungoma County has come up with an innovative way of comfortably washing hands.


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