Meet the extraordinary William Kamkwamba. At 14 years old, William built windmills from scratch to power his house and irrigate their fields. When he was told he could no longer continue school, he kept reading and from there learned how to build windmills using diagrams. "We skip the problem by creating our own solutions." William Kamkwamba http://www.thextraordinary.org/william-kamkwamba
I am pleased to announce the upcoming publication of the book Bryan Mealer and I wrote together. It will be published on September Here is a little information about the book: "William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, Africa, a.
TEDGlobal "How I Built a Windmill." When he was just 14 years old, Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba built his family an electricity-generating windmill from spare parts, working from rough plans he found in a library book.
6 inspiring TED talks about the environment. Kamkwamba saw firsthand the horrors of famine. Then he taught himself English by looking at graphs and diagrams in physics books he borrowed from a library. And then he built a windmill.
At age in poverty and famine, a Malawian boy built a windmill to power his family's home. Now at William Kamkwamba shares how knowledge from a library saved his life and his acquired knowledge helped his village.
William Kamkwamba from Malawi describes how he built a windmill to power his family's home at the age of during a time of poverty and famine. The windmill produced electricity and was built from spare parts and scrap. What an amazing story!