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  • Summary of William Kamkwamba's The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by Milkyway Media

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  • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
  • Length: 31 mins
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In The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (2009), Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba and journalist Bryan Mealer explain how Kamkwamba, using little more than determination and a few library books, built a windmill capable of generating electricity near his family’s home. Born in 1987, Kamkwamba grew up in a village called Masitala, which is located in the Wimbe district near the city of Kasungu....

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