Sunday, May 4, 2008

African High-School Dropout’s Windmill Brings Electricity To Village

Here’s a very inspiring video about a teen-ager in Malawi who built a working windmill from old parts after seeing a picture of one in a book:

Here is William’s Blog.

5 comments:

cgull said...

Heartwarming story. I wish Google and Microsoft fulfill his dreams.

Nate Kieser (website designer) said...

WOW! That's great! :) Smart. It's not enough for some people though.

Anonymous said...

Wonderful story. There is an interesting contrast. As we try to convice people to use wind power to reduce our carbon foot print, our massive consumption, others are using it merely to survive, in part, because of the effects of our consumption. The story helps to bring things into perspective.

jan
baltimore, md

Anonymous said...

wheres the whole video? Crappy post

Princess Haiku said...

This is an amazing and uplifting story.