Kenyan engineering students build bicycle-powered cellphone charger

Kenya Gets More Mobile With Bicycle-Powered Cellphone Charger

…two university students, Jeremiah Murimi, 24, and Pascal Katana, 22, wanted to make a difference in the lives of rural villagers. The result, a pocket-sized, bicycle-powered charger that was developed using homegrown innovation along with parts salvaged from the junkyard. Though similar inventions already exist in other African nations, none have been sold in Kenya until now.

Another example of African ingenuity at work.