William Kamkwamba

William Kamkwamba

Powering His Village

eBook - 2016
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"Imagine your family had to choose between sending you to school or having enough food to eat. This book tells how William Kamkwamba was forced to drop out of his school in Wimbe, Malawi, when a famine struck his village and his family, who relied on farming, could no longer afford his tuition fee. Instead of giving up on his education, William visited his local library often. It was here that he read a book about wind power. At the age of 14, William used what he learned from the book to build a windmill that brought power to his family's home. He has since built his village's first drinking water pump. William's ingenuity, perseverance, and initiative are an inspiration to many people around the world."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario ;, New York, New York :, Crabtree Publishing Company,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781427118110
1427118116
Call Number: EBOOK AXIS 360
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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