PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 25: William Kamkwama of 'The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind' attends The IMDb Studio at Acura Festival Village on location at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival - Day 1 on January 25, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)

William Kamkwamba

Birth Name
William Kamkwamba
Date of Birth
5 August 1987
Birth Town
Kasungu, Malawi

A inventor and author who built a wind turbine using materials taken from a scrapyard to power electrical appliances in his home, also building a solar powered water pump to provide drinking water to his village.

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