Two 14-Year-Olds Win $50,000 for Hydroponic Design to Feed Their Country

A plan to feed their Countrymen has earned two teens from Swaziland $50,000.  Sakhiwe Shongwe and Bonkhe Mahlalela, both 14, have won the Scientific American Science in Action Award for a project that utilizes discarded containers, sawdust and chicken manure combined into a low tech but functional hydroponic system aimed at lowering their country’s reliance on imported food and combating starvation.    Read more about how hydroponics can feed the world.