Yankee ingenuity is a trait we hold in the highest regard here at Wonderhowto. So imagine our delight in sharing Afrigadget, whose tagline is: "solving everyday problems with African ingenuity".
Bending scrap wire into clever and functional toys is but one hallmark of any resourceful Botswana six-year-old. The complete lack of modern material goods nurtures an imagination that would shame some of America's best inventors, scientists, artists, doctors, auto mechanics, survivalists - you name it.
Remarkable resourcefulness. A few examples below, click through to view an abundance of incredible projects.