The leader of the community in Wimbe, and Gilbert’s father. The Chief is supposed to ensure the well-being of his people, often picking up the slack when the Malawian government seems not to care about its citizens. Albert himself is just one generation of this role, who does his best to help people despite the famine.
Albert Mofat (Chief Wimbe) Character Timeline in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
The timeline below shows where the character Albert Mofat (Chief Wimbe) appears in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...to see Gilbert, finding Gilbert’s house surrounded by people looking for a Christmas handout from Chief Wimbe . Even Gilbert’s family has no chicken for Christmas, but they at least have nsima... (full context)