Annotated Bibliography

Works Cited

desertsun02. Homemade Wind Turbine Generator! – Wind Power Generator! – simple DIY (runs radio!). 12 October 2014. Youtube video. 1st December 2019. <>.

Jewell, Wendy and David Kemker. William Kamkwamba. 17 October 2019. Website. 1 December 2019. <>.

Kamkwamba, William. How my windmill changed my life: Exclusive interview with William Kamkwamba Matthew Trost. 23 September 2009. Website. 1 December 2019. <>.

This website helped me learn about William’s personality. This is because of his responses to the interview questions, as they revealed some things about what he is like. This interview also helped me learn about what Williams plans are in the future, and other things he wants to do to improve people’s lives.

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—. MovingWindmills. n.d. Website. 28 November 2019. <>.

This website informed me about a foundation William Kamkwamba created. This is called the moving windmills foundation which helps villages around the world to improve issues they have that need to be fixed. It taught me about some things the foundation has done as well as what they plan to do. It is a very informative website, which gives an understanding of William Kamkwamba’s motives.

Mackenzie, Peggy. Boy’s dream to build windmill transforms lives in Malawi. 13 December 2009. Website. 28 November 2019. <>.

TED Conferences, LLC. William Kamkwamba. n.d. Website. 28 November 2019. <>.

This website taught me a few things about William Kamkwamba and his life. It also led me to 2 of his ted talks, which informed me about his childhood, his appearance and personality, what he did etc. From this website I learned about the Windmill he built to save his village and family. Overall, it was a very useful and informative website, which gave me a great start on my learning of William Kamkwamba.

Tenreyro, Tatiana. What’s William Kamkwamba Doing In 2019? ‘The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind’ Inventor Is Making A Difference Globally. 28 Feburary 2019. Website. 28 November 2019. <>.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Dir. Chiwetel Ejiofor. Perf. Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lily Banda. Prods. Andrea Calderwood and Gail Egan. Netflix, 2019. Movie.

This film was how I discovered William Kamkwamba. It taught me about William story of his childhood and first eminent thing. Most of the information is correct, so it was a fairly reliable source for my learning and helped me discover much about William Kamkwamba and his less public traits. It taught me a lot and informed me of William’s motives (like saving his village), and his personality (like his courage).

Wikipedia. William Kamkwamba. 27 November 2019. Website. 1 December 2019. <>.

This Wikipedia website was the first source I came across about William Kamkwamba and was a great starting point. It informed of generic facts like his date of birth and told me a timeline of his life so far. It also showed me many other sources, which allowed me to come across a lot more information in a more in-depth manner. Overall, this website was a great starting point for my learning about William Kamkwamba, and most of the information was reliable.

Zetter, Kim. Teen’s DIY Energy Hacking Gives African Village New Hope. 10 Feburary 2009. Website. 28 November 2019. <>.



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