Sunday, 20 September 2009

Intermission: William Kamkwamba: How I built my family a windmill

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8yKFVPOD6o

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.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arD374MFk4w



SEE http://www.youtube.com/user/WilliamKamkwamba

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