A 26-12 months-old entrepreneur at Ayeduase in the Ashanti Location, Charles Ofori Antipem, is the top winner of MTN Heroes of Change, year 5.
The Grand Finale of the Season 5 arrived off Friday, August 16, 2019, at the Accra International Meeting Middle.
Mr. Antipem won with his invention, the science set also referred to as the ‘mobile laboratory.’
The cell laboratory is intended like the mathematical established and incorporates scientific resources like conductors, capacitors and cells.
It is a science laboratory compressed into a little box for Junior Substantial University (JHS) and Senior Substantial University (SHS) college students for their science assignments and practicals.
Mr. Antipem is a single of the 10 finalists for the Year 5 and walked absent from the Meeting Centre on the night time with a hard cash amount of money of GH¢ 100,000, a plaque, and quotation.
The GH¢ 100,000 is to assist his function.
He termed his mom and brother on phase as he tackled the group with heartfelt exhilaration.
Mr. Antipem recounted that his father was a science instructor.
3 out of the remaining 9 finalists acquired dollars prize of GH¢ 30,000 when the other 6 finalists gained Gh₵10,000 every on the night that was complete of exhilaration, expression of gratitude and suspense.
The relaxation of the 9 finalists were being Diana Adjei, Rev Fr Akologo Dominic Alale Azumah, Justin Yelevielbayire, Mawusi Awity, Daniel Owusu Asiamah, Frank Abeku Adams, Benjamin Akinkang, David Hagan, and Louisa Enyonam Ansah.
The finalists are selfless individuals who have fully commited their assets to implementing jobs in the regions of overall health, education and financial empowerment which are benefiting quite a few in their communities.
Prior to the assortment of the 10 finalists by an independent jury, a workforce was dispatched into the communities to authenticate and verify their assignments.
Following the verification method, a report was introduced to the Jury for more opinions soon after which the best 10 tasks have been selected.
The perform of the finalists have been filmed and featured in a 13 7 days television collection which highlighted their pursuits.
In addition to the 10 finalists, MTN Ghana Foundation will also existing Particular Awards to chosen media personnel and young heroes who are also driving modify in their respective spots.
Friday’s awards night time climaxed the MTN Heroes of Improve Season 5.
Visitors at the Accra Worldwide Convention Heart were being entertained by Kuame Eugene, Rex Omar, Tagoe Sisters, Uncle Ato and Kwan Pa Band
MTN Heroes of Alter Season 5 was introduced in November 2018 and at the close of the submission of entries on 29th January 2019, more than 1,200 entries were received.
The top 10 finalists were being announced in Might 2019 by an unbiased panel of judges.
The panel of judges are Dr. Doris Dartey (Communications Specialist), Rev. Albert Ocran (Motivational Speaker), and Mr. Sidney Casely Hayford (Economist).
The Heroes of Improve campaign was launched by MTN Basis in 2013.
Main Govt Officer of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevor, in a statement at the last, claimed the finalists had defiled all odds to make everyday living significant in their communities.
He said that there had been about 5,000 entries so significantly for the MTN Heroes of Adjust considering the fact that its launch in 2013.