When he was just 14 years old, Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba built his family an electricity-generating windmill from spare parts, working from rough plans he found in a library book. – from TED.COM
I cried happy tears as I watched this remarkable young man make a short presentation about the windmill he built to produce power for his family. If you are not inspired or moved by this, then you are either asleep or a stone. This video clip is a testament to some of the attributes that separate us from other species. Imagination and ingenuity leap to mind. It also shows what great things can come about when someone is willing to make a difference … when someone dares to dream! William Kamkwamba certainly did that!
William, I want to thank you for clearly reminding us what a beautiful and powerful thing the human spirit is. May the wind always blow fair for you!
Originally posted at synaptici.com September 4th, 2009
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