The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope - Study Guide Part 3 - Chapters 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 - That same year, William discovers the power and principles of the dynamo (see "Objects/Places - The Dynamo"), studies and takes his exams which, if he passes, will enable him to go on to secondary school, and works in the fields. He becomes aware of just how widespread the famine is becoming, and reveals that even when the corrupt government, led by the fat President Muluzi, makes an effort to help, it mishandles the situation and makes it even worse. Soon people are selling their animals, paying high prices for husks of grain to be used for food and, like the families of both William and Geoffrey, cutting out meals in order to make what little they have last longer. Meanwhile, Muluzi goes on a tour of the country, making promises and commitments he doesn't keep and...

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