The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Based on The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by Bryan Mealer and William Kamkwamba

William Kamkwamba is a 13-year-old living with his family in rural Malawi. After a famine forces him to leave school, William sets his exceptional mind to coming up with a solution.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 1'45'18''
  • Broadcast date: 2021

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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