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review Û eBook or Kindle ePUB Ø William Kamkwamba

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind review ´ 103 Floods followed by the most severe famine in fifty years brought it to its knees Like the majority of the population William s family were farmers They were totally reliant of the maize crop By the end ofafter many lean and difficult years there was nocrop They were running out of food had nothing to sell and had months until they would be able to harvest their crop again Forced to leave school at years old with no hope of raising the funds to go again William resorted to borrowing books from the small local library to continue his education One day browsing the titles he picked up a book about energy with a picture of a wind turbine on the front cover Fascinated by science and electricity but knowing littleabout the technology William decided to build his own Ridiculed by those around him and exhausted from his work in the fields every day and using nothingthan bits of scrap metal old bicycle parts and wood from the blue gum tree he slowly built his very own windmill This windmill has changed the world in which William and his family live Only per cent of Malawi has electricity William s windmill now powers the lightbulbs and radio for his compound He has since builtwindmills for his school and his village When news of William s invention spread people from across the globe offered to help him Soon he was re enrolled in college and travelling to America to visit wind farms This is his incredible story William s dream is that other African s will learn to help themselves one windmill and one light b

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind review ´ 103 William Kamkwambas achievements with wind energy should serve as a model of what one person with an inspired idea can do to tackle the crisis we face His book tells a moving and exciting story Al Gore former Vice President and Nobel Laureate This is an amazing inspiring and heartwarming story Its about harnessing the power not just of the wind but of imagination and ingenuity Those are the most important forces we have for saving our planet William Kamkwamba is a hero for our age Walter Isaacson author of Einstein and Benjamin Franklin This book is inspirational What William did took nothingthan initiative and a little learning yet he changed his village and his life Theres never been a better time to Do It Yourself and I love how much we can learn from those who often have no other choice Chris Anderson editor in chief of Wired and author of Free and The Long Tail This book is inspirational What William did took nothingthan initiative and a little learning Theres never been a better time to Do It Yourself and I love how much we can learn from those who often have no other choice Chris Anderson editor in chief of Wired and author of Free and The Long Tail I first met William on stage at TED His story told in just a couple of minutes was both astonishing and exhilarating This book proves what those few minutes hinted at a remarkable individual capable of inspiring many to take their future into their own hands Chris Anderson TED Curator This book is a testament to the power of a dream and the freedom

review Û eBook or Kindle ePUB Ø William Kamkwamba

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind review ´ 103 That comes from accomplishing a sustainable way of life Read this book act on its message and pass it on Carter Roberts President This exuisite tale strips life down to its barest essentials and once there finds reason for hopes and dreams and is especially resonant for Americans given the economy and increasingly heated debates over health care and energy policy Publishers Weekly starred review A powerful read This book takes you on a journey to discover pure innovation and the unfolding story of a natural genius A true vision of struggle and tenacity to make a bold idea become a reality This should be reuired reading for anyone who dares to dream Cameron Sinclair Eternal Optimist Architecture for Humanity A moving touching important story Onereminder of how small the world is and how powerful the human spirit can be Seth Godin author of Tribes Wonderful I challenge you to read this story of one young man changing his corner of the world with nothing but intelligence and perseverance and not come awayhopeful about the prospects for a brighter greener future Alex Steffen editor Worldchanging Ce texte fait r f rence l dition ReliWhen William Kamkwamba was just years old his parents told him that he must leave school and come and work on the family farm as they could no longer afford to a year tuition fees This is the story of his refusal to give up on learning and reading A story of passion determination and remarkable achievements Malawi is a country battling Aids drought and famine and ina season of

  • Format Kindle
  • 288
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
  • William Kamkwamba
  • Anglais
  • 23 January 2020
  • 0007316194