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United States/Malawi

In late 2006, a Malawian newspaper wrote about William Kamkwmamba, a remarkable young man from a remote rural village north of the capital city. Forced to drop out of high school for lack of money, William saw a picture of a windmill in a textbook and decided to build one to power his family's home. Using found materials and scrapyard parts such as a broken bicycle, tractor fan, melted plastic pipes, bamboo and used copper wires, he built a series of windmills which would change his and his family's life. A visit to America reinforces his dreams to complete his education and bring power to his country.

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Executive Producer: Tom Rielly
Director: Scott Thrift
Producer: Ben Nabors
Editor: Ari Kuschnir
Original Score: Michael Maurice
Additional Music: Robert Natka

Follow William's story at www.WilliamKamkwamba.com