Meet The African Kid Who Makes Electric Cars


A 13-year-old Somalian kid is a mechanical genius whose innovations is beginning to catch the attention of the world.

Guled Adan Abdi passion for making electronic toys has made him famous in his country and earned him a scholarship to study.


The ambitious inventor, who wants to be car producer in Somalia, makes plastic toys from bits of discarded objects and then worked out how to motorize them by studying real cars.

Guled has already constructed four electronic toys, including a truck, a plane, and even a fan that can be used as a light at night.

He lives in Puntland, a breakaway region of Somali that has declared its independence without international recognition.gulad2

He has been invited by the Puntland regional state President who promised to support his education and innovations techniques.

Guled is a perfect example of the fact that numerous talents are in Africa and they just need the right support to bring their talents to light.

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