He Invents Electronic Devices Out Of Other People’s Trash. Meet Kelvin, The 15-Year-Old Genius From Sierra Leone.

Owen Poindexter
Very few 15-year-olds can do what Kelvin can, and Kelvin is completely self-taught.

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Kelvin Doe is a 15-year-old is a self-taught inventor from Sierra Leone. He takes discarded electronic parts and makes devices like batteries and radios that can immediately improve the quality of life in his village.

Here is a glimpse into Kelvin’s life, and his first trip to the United States, where he has access to abundant resources for new inventions, but constantly misses home.