Barefoot College
Barefoot College
07/24/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
We invited members of Thamate Group, our Ground Partner in Karnataka to demonstrate and train them in the areas of Rainwater Harvesting and Communication of social issues through Puppetry. The group currently uses the medium of song and theatre to talk about issues of caste and gender barrier with village locals.
They wished to train in the art of puppetry to discuss concerns and solutions... View more »
We invited members of Thamate Group our Ground Partner in Karnataka to

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Barefoot College
Barefoot College
07/23/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Our beloved Ramniwas Ji, founder of our Rural Communications dept. has inspired young and old to think outside their social paradigms to develop themselves and their communities.
Our beloved Ramniwas Ji founder of our Rural Communications dept has inspired

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Sari Cos
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
07/22/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
The teachings that await children on a playground cannot enter through the front door of a classroom. The children of Shiksha Niketan in Barefoot College, Tilonia are finding this out for themselves.
The importance of discipline, teamwork, ethics, agility (mental and physical), winning and losing is demonstrated to them through various sports and games conducted in school. To the team of... View more »
The teachings that await children on a playground cannot enter through the

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Lawrence Miglialo
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
07/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
The Enriche team in Tilonia is helping equip Solar Mamas with livelihood skills through workshops conducted during their six-month stint in Rajasthan. The training imparted during these sessions along with the support they receive from our ground partners on their return aid these women in maximizing the use of local resources and market opportunities available in their hometowns.
Tailoring... View more »
The Enriche team in Tilonia is helping equip Solar Mamas with livelihood

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Barefoot College
Barefoot College
07/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
An ode to womanhood in its many forms...
breaking the norm,
braving the storm,
reform abound.
An ode to womanhood in its many forms breaking the norm braving

Photo essay: A day in the life of women

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Nicole Fernley
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Aanchal Mittal
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
07/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
If your business uses Solar to power its operations which benefit a community then you can be eligible to win epic prizes.
If your business uses Solar to power its operations which benefit a

Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017 | Barefoot College

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Cortes Slenko
Two volunteers from Mumbai Dhruv Kamath, a Teach for India fellow and Shreyas Prakash a Product Designer, both engineers, spent considerable time this summer working with various teams at Barefoot College.
They collaborated with locals from the Solar Cooker and Carpentry divisions to build a generator for a unique purpose.

More about their project Gravitas in their very own words... View more »
Two volunteers from Mumbai Dhruv Kamath a Teach for India fellow and

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Nisha Bhatia
Bastian Acevedo Bustos
Mrunalini Pol
Because I Am a Girl, I Must Study

A father asks his daughter:
Study? Why should you study?
I have sons aplenty who can study.
Girl, why should you study?

The daughter tells her father:
Since you ask, here’s why I must study.
Because I am a girl, I must study.

Long denied this right, I must study
For my dreams to take flight, I must study
Knowledge brings new light, so I must study
For the... View more »
Because I Am a Girl I Must Study A father asks his

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Olympia de la Puente
Harmesh Manghra
Tim Curnock
"Where the clear stream of reason
has not lost its way into
the dreary desert sand of dead habit."
Words penned by Rabindranath Tagore compel us to reflect on the world of today. We are experiencing the dreadful impact of Climate Change due to our unreasonable actions.
While many search for the right words, context and tone in which to communicate the implications of Climate Change for the... View more »
"Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into

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Mohit Malakar
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Eisha Mohammed speaks of her trials and triumphs as a Solar Mama in Mjimwema,Tanzania.
UN Women's editorial series "From where I stand..."
captures a compelling and powerful first-person account of the challenges she has faced and worked through to become a much-needed agent of sustainable change in her village. #SolarMama #UNWomen #BarefootSolar
Eisha Mohammed speaks of her trials and triumphs as a Solar

From where I stand: Eisha Mohammed

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Our pioneering pursuit of beekeeping with the local women of various Indian regions has been a heartening experience thus far. Especially when they have this to say -
“This is the first time that women in Uttarakhand have taken up beekeeping. At first we were very scared of the bees. Now we open the boxes on our own, lift them and look after them.” – Meena Devi,... View more »
Our pioneering pursuit of beekeeping with the local women of various Indian

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Does your business or not-for-profit organization use solar energy or solar technology to improve the lives of poor communities, especially for women and girls?
Does your business or not for profit organization use solar energy or

Community Solar Innovation Awards – Hogan Lovells

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A quaint scroll in a crowded corner has something pertinent to say. It upholds the wisdom of His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama for those who care to seek it.
"Too much energy is spent developing the mind instead of the heart. Develop the heart.....Never give up."

Picture Courtesy: Shreyas Prakash
A quaint scroll in a crowded corner has something pertinent to say
A constant effort to keep the dialogue on Women's Wellness going is evident from the illustrations on these walls.
Situated in the New campus of Barefoot College, Tilonia, our Health department has gathered serious momentum around the themes of Women's Health Education, Nutrition, Antenatal Care and the Intergenerational Cycle of Good Health in the villages of rural Rajasthan.... View more »
A constant effort to keep the dialogue on Women's Wellness going is

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Ute Samson
San Nwet
Srini Swaminathan
L'équipe de l'AQWA a déterré l'histoire de l'homme derrière les marionnettes au Barefoot College, à Tilonia, au Rajasthan. Lisez à propos de Ramniwas ji dans leur blog.

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L'équipe de l'AQWA a déterré l'histoire de l'homme derrière les marionnettes au

La fabuleuse histoire de Ramniwas, ou l’incarnation du projet Barefoot College

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"In search of communities at the edge of the world."
Watch Bunker Roy and Meagan Fallone challenge themselves to reach a village situated in the most inaccessible part of the world. All for one goal - to help make it a better place.

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"In search of communities at the edge of the world "

Borneo Field Report

Kamla Bhasin broke gender stereotypes in nursery rhymes and paved the way for working mothers, fathers who changed diapers, did the cooking and cleaning and young girls who played sports just like the boys, in the lines of the poems she wrote.
One such gem that does not conform to conventional gender roles -

Mama Dearest Mama

Mama’s back, Mama’s back.
She’s brought me books and toys.... View more »
Kamla Bhasin broke gender stereotypes in nursery rhymes and paved the way

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From the heart of Chota Narena (village in Ajmer, Rajasthan) to the various corners of Chir, Rampura, Shali, and Suri (neigbouring villages) there are smiles all around.
The villagers joined hands with Barefoot College to revive the Devnada pond using rainwater harvesting and watershed development. The successful implementation of this project has brought much needed relief and recourse in the... View more »
From the heart of Chota Narena village in Ajmer Rajasthan to the

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San Nwet
We're very grateful to Hogan Lovells and are happy to introduce you to another one of their great endeavors.
We're very grateful to Hogan Lovells and are happy to introduce you

Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017 | Barefoot College

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Patti Cartel
Short sighted assumption:
"Certain politicians in Japan have argued that killing whales boosts the food available for us to eat..."
It turns out they are hugely responsible for sequestering carbon from the atmosphere + maintaining fish populations and more...
Short sighted assumption: "Certain politicians in Japan have argued that killing whales

How Whales Change Climate

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Dinoosh De Livera