This year we want you to focus on helping one person within your community*.

Identify a real problem that this person faces and design a solution that solves the problem that has a social impact**.

Your solution must consist of open-source microcontroller (for example, Arduino, Raspberry Pi) and developed with open-source software (for example, App Inventor, IDE, Python).
* A community is a group of people who share something in common, You can define a community by the shared attributes of the people in it and/or by the strength of the connections among them. Example community include your school, family, village, neighbourhood, sports club, religious group, gaming group, etc.

** A social impact is a significant, positive change that addresses a pressing social challenge within your community.

To solve the world's problem,
start with one person.

One person in your community



  • National, private, and international secondary school students in Malaysia
  • 17 years old and below
  • Each team comprises 2 to 3 students from the same school


Identify one person within your community that you would like to help. Your solution must use the following:
  • open-source microcontrollers (for example, Arduino, Raspberry Pi)
  • open-source software (for example, App Inventor, IDE, Python)

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Take up the challenge and become a young innovator!