William Kamkwamba:
William Kamkwamba: Hoe ik de wind oogstte

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

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Op zijn veertiende, geplaagd door armoe en honger, bouwde een jongen uit Malawi een windmolen om zijn thuis van stroom te voorzien. William Kamkwamba is nu 22 en spreekt voor de tweede keer op TED. In zijn eigen woorden doet hij het ontroerende verhaal over hoe uitvindingen zijn leven veranderden.

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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