William Kamkwamba’s fall convocation speech covered in “The Plain Dealer”

Innovator William Kamkwamba, 25, rings in the Case academic year

The Plain Dealer: William Kamkwamba spoke at yesterday’s fall convocation, discussing his struggles growing up and his drive to bring energy to his family and his community. He told the students to trust themselves and to persevere. “The challenges are not there to stop me from achieving what I want to achieve,” he said. “The challenges strengthen me to achieve what I want to achieve. I encourage you not to give up on yourselves.”