William Kamkwamba:
William Kamkwamba: De cómo dominé el viento

TEDGlobal 2009 · 5:59 · Filmed Jul 2009
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William Kamkwamba: How I built a windmill

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A la edad de 14 años, en la pobreza y hambruna, un niño de Malawi construyó un molino de viento para dotar a su casa de electricidad. Ahora William Kamkwamba, a la edad de 22 años y en TED por segunda ocasión, comparte con sus propias palabras la emotiva historia del invento que cambió su vida.

To power his family's home, young William Kamkwamba built an electricity-producing windmill from spare parts and scrap — starting him on a journey detailed in the book and film "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind." Full bio
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