His Entire Community Doubted Him, Then He Made Something That Changed Their Lives.

In this TED Talk, young Malawian William Kamkwamba describes how he built a windmill to power his family’s home aged 14, during a time of poverty and famine. The windmill produced electricity and was built from spare parts and scrap.


This moving tale of an invention that changed a young boy’s life is a powerful testament to the benefits of education, access to knowledge and self-belief.


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