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How Sierra Leonean Inventor Builds Beautiful Ships From Scrap, Says He Hopes To Be A Captain Someday

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Sierra Leonean Inventor Builds Beautiful Ships From Scrap, Says He Hopes To Be A Captain Someday.

Sierra Leonean inventor called Philip l Tangabay, specializes in building beautiful Kekeh, ship, 3D paper houses from scrap materials. the 28-year-old says he wishes to train young people and become captain someday

Sierra Leonean inventor built ship
Sierra Leonean inventor built ship

“I have built so many things like kekeh, car etc but I like building ship because I am a ship lover and I also wish to be a captain someday” Phillip told us at Salone Messenger

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Philip l Tangabay, the Sierra Leonean inventor builds all kinds of bikes, Kekeh, ships and 3D house plans with unique designs and for all purposes including those purposely built to aid the easy mobility of people.

inventor from sierra leone
inventor from sierra leone

In an interview with Salone Messenger, the inventor highlighted financial support as his major need. ‘I need advanced tools to work because I currently get most of what I use from trash and some I use my little savings to buy. I am looking for an investor to finance the expansion of the business because I need a workshop to train people and become captain someday,” he said.

house built by sierra leonean
house built by sierra leonean

He also noted his passion for what he does and wishes to impact society in his own small way. ”I just love the work, and I want to use my talent to help other people, particularly young people, My hope is someday present this work to the head at the Mediterranean shipping company, hopefully get them to support me achieve my dream which is train other young people and become a pilot someday ” he added.

Sierra Leone inventor
Sierra Leone inventor

Philip l Tangabay reportedly discovered his love for gadgets as early as the age of 10. His creative sense has been recognized by netizens and widely circulated. He is part of the few inventors projecting the image of Sierra Leone and Africa at large


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Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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