William Kamkwamba

Kamkwamba became famous in 2001 aged just fourteen, after successfully building a wind turbine to harness wind power out of scrap materials, blue gum trees, and wood to make electricity. His invention made energy for his family and village and changed their lives. He also invented a water pump powered by the sun. This water pump gave two villages their first running water supply.

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Inventors

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8+

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William Kamkwamba

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William Kamkwamba

 
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