Internally displaced Cameroonian boy builds an Automobile Toy Factory
The internally displaced Cameroonian genius boy Awa Blaise Chi,17, is making a big name for himself. The lad has stunning talent. Chi Blaise hails from the northwest English speaking region of Cameroon. taught himself how to build the remote-controlled toys. He is a native of Pinyin village, Santa Sub-division of the North West Region of Cameroon.
The 17-year-old Awah Blaise Chi manufactures caterpillars(toys) which are remote-controlled and driven by batteries, he shows his monumental human ingenuity. He is a genius of electromechanics.
He taught himself how to build the remote-controlled toys, “I started to do this work when I was still small when playing with toys, my parents did not have money to buy us toys, so I was trying to create my own toys. Parents with the money bought toys for their children and I tried to copy their toys and manufacture mine” he revealed to Daily Afrika
He displays his toys on the streets of Douala the economic capital of Cameroon and his inventions have impressed the local. Blaise independently built a toy car, a truck, a front loader, and a double caterpillar. He equally displayed a bulldozer, a stamper, a machine gun, and a plane.
He explained to Daily Afrika how he does his building of the remote-controlled toys, “I use local discarded materials like carton, plywood, raffia palm, cables, battery, resistors, and plastic papers to produce all these things”, he said.
“I fetch some of the material in the dust bins, scraps, radio and deck because I don’t have money to buy the right staff to use. I decided to work for some dustbin and get the scrap deck, scrap radio and I pick cartons and some plywoods to combine them single-handedly to make bulldozers, caterpillars, stampers and planes” he told Daily Afrika.
Awa Blaise Chi is an internally displaced student from the North West region of Cameroon. Blaise was a form three student at Nancho Comprehensive Technical High School Bamenda but has not gone to school since 2016 when the Anglophone Crisis started.
“I am looking forward to completing my secondary and high school and studying engineering at the university level to perfect my skills”, he said.
The spectacular exhibition of his creative products remains the centre of attraction for the public.
Currently, the young lad owns a toy company named ‘Chi Style’. However, he revealed that the Ministry of Scientific Innovation and Technological Development in Cameroon has not contacted him for any technical and financial support yet.