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29-year-old Nigerian lady uses ‘pure water’ sachets to make strong interlocking tiles

29-year-old Nigerian lady uses ‘pure water’ sachets to make strong interlocking tiles

A Nigerian lady identified as Intissar Bashir Kurfi has stirred reactions on social media for using sachet water commonly known as pure water nylons to make interlocking tiles.

The 29-year-old who is the founder of Ifrique Design, said she engages students in picking the waste and rewards them with light for night reading.

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In an interview with BBC Pidgin, Intissar said said she collects plastic wastes and processes them into bricks that could last longer than conventional ones

In her words: 

“If your conventional interlocking tile is going to spend 10 , this one is going to spend 30 years.”

For one of her projects, the young entrepreneur created 1,250 pieces of interlocking bricks from 625,000 pure water sachets.

Intissar, a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, decided to use waste to make interlocking tiles because of the of plastic waste in society.

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