Lattakia, SANA- ” Walking-Cane ” project, presented by the two Syrian engineers, Fatima and Yasmine al-Ismail, won at WSA Young Innovators contest organized by the United Nations.
The two sisters, al-Ismail, won the “Young Innovators Award 2022 for young Digital Entrepreneur” through their company, Pine Tech.
“Our project was chosen among the best five projects out of 300 other ones submitted by participants from 80 countries”, Engineer Fatima said in a statement to SANA.
Al-Ismail added that the idea of the project is based on helping visually impaired human beings to overcome obstacles, and avoid stumbling and falling through a Talking Cane with modern digital technologies.
The WSA Young Innovators are a special recognition for young people under 26 years of age, using ICTs to take action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).