How a teenager from rural Malawi built a windwill to power his home

William Kamkwamba’s homebrewed windmillMeet William Kamkwamba. At age 15, he built a windmill entirely from scrap parts, and is now generating enough electricity to power his home in rural Malawi, one of the poorest countries in Africa. His personal blog details the steps, day-by-day, with pictures.

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