Day 74

Day 74


The power of the wind

His parents couldn’t afford the $80 to send young William Kamkwamba to school in their small village in Malawi. With little more than ingenuity, imagination and a book he borrowed from the library, the young 14 year old figured out how to build a windmill so that he could generate electricity for his family.

He tells his story in this short YouTube video...

He brought light (and music) into his home and into the world.


Photo credit:\_Kamkwambas\_old\_windmill.jpg  --  Erik (HASH) Hersman from Orlando, CC BY 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia

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