Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence, and William Kamkwamba has it in spades. At age fourteen, while many of us were sneaking out of classrooms, William was struggling to sneak into them—his family was unable to afford the $80 annual tuition. As is bound to happen to most students, he was caught. But instead of being sent to detention, he was barred from the school. In a show of the driven man he would become, he didn't allow that to hinder him and instead started spending his days in the local library.


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The pic, story and the video is taken from gizmodo.

4 comments:

A Journal Entry said...

his story is very heartwarming.. a perfect exampe for " la ya2s ma3a il 7ayat"

Jewaira said...

A great inspirational story

Zalabya said...

such stories is much needed to be read

sweetd said...

Great post! worth reading and watching the vid Thanks for sharing!