Be miraculous.
Be miraculous
Nothing is ever waste.
If you know of any initiatives around composting and regenerative agriculture we'd love to hear about it.
Angela Nashaat
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
04/22/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
If scientific evidence were not a dispute, how would we proceed politically?
#EarthDay
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04/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
"Photos from last month's journey of our three indigenous Ngöbe women from the communities of Alto Carona, Alto Guaymí and Rio Claro in Costa Rica. They are now studying and living in Tilonia, India to reinvent themselves as women, to tear down mental walls and learn how the light of the sun can be their light at night.
With them, Barefoot College opens a new chapter in Latin America by...
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Photos from last months journey of our three indigenous Ngöbe women from
Clair Zirnhelt
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
04/17/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
We had workshops with villagers of Nobili, Burkina Faso, on the framework and operations of our future Training Centre and it's mission to provide practical training to women, regardless of their past formal education, in Solar Engineering. They will be able to build, install and maintain solar home lighting systems to families in their communities. Big appreciation to the Burkina Faso...
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We had workshops with villagers of Nobili Burkina Faso on the framework
14 portraits, taken by @varialontheroad were printed and handed to the chaiwala men, whom gather every evening; astoundingly relaxed, to talk about the days events over sweet hot chai just 100m from our gate.
14 portraits taken by varialontheroad were printed and handed to the chaiwala
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Construction of the Burkina Faso Regional Training Centre. Bilfou!
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Construction of the Burkina Faso Regional Training Centre Bilfou
Brahma Narayan Sharma
The agreement to implement a Barefoot College Regional Training Centre in Burkina Faso was signed last week on 06 April 2017! The project is the result of training 13 rural illiterate Burkinabé women in solar engineering last year at our Tiloniya Campus. This initiative was also recommended at Paris' COP21, Burkina Faso was chosen as one of the countries to host our Centre to give West...
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The agreement to implement a Barefoot College Regional Training Centre in Burkina
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Chinonso Onwunali
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"Daima Bhanwari Devi... has been chosen by her village to receive training from Barefoot College as a pregnancy and childbirth care provider..." - Jill Shah, Medic Mobile
Daima Bhanwari Devi has been chosen by her village to receive training

Barefoot College and Medic Mobile work together to improve maternal health in India

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Young entrepreneurs, coming from remote villages across Rajasthan, graduated from #BarefootVocationalTraining on February 25th. Everyone on staff, including Solar Mamas, came to watch the incredible moment in their lives.
16 of 18 students have received jobs at our college, the rest will go to receive further training in literacy and basic numeration.
Young entrepreneurs coming from remote villages across Rajasthan graduated from
Sele Siliva
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The Barefoot College currently trains women from villages in India and countries in South East Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Pacific Islands that do not have electricity.

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The Barefoot College currently trains women from villages in India and countries

Soak up the Sun: How India Is Steering Towards an Ambitious Solar Revolution, Slowly but Surely

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Mahendra Kumar
Mahendra Kumar
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I’ve come more and more to think that the particular dynamic of cynicism and despair we see in today’s media and political debates, in both North America and Europe, springs also from politics. Its political nature goes largely unrecognized.
Consider, instead, choosing and voicing optimism as a powerful political action.
Ive come more and more to think that the particular dynamic of

The Politics of Optimism

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"If knowledge is power, all sorts of gender barriers are being impacted as a result."
"If knowledge is power all sorts of gender barriers are being impacted as a result"

Barefoot College: pushing equality globally | The Social Enterprise Magazine - Pioneers Post

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The bow and arrow tribe of Santal is located in the hilly & remote areas of Orissa. They are among the poorest, most unguarded and exploited groups in all of India. This is why we chose to provide their night school teachers with with iPads so they may demystify the application of technology to their community and become, by their own measure, into agents of sustainable change.
Big thank-you...
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The bow and arrow tribe of Santal is located in the hilly
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Two weeks ago, more than 150 girls from Bumbwini village in Zanzibar learned about what happens to their bodies when they menstruate and received hygienic & eco-friendly B.Pad kits made by Barefoot College Zanzibar tailors!
Their beautiful smiles show how relevant knowledge and practical solutions can create the confidence and freedom every girl and woman deserve.
Big thanks to Flickprojektet...
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Two weeks ago more than 150 girls from Bumbwini village in Zanzibar
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Thank you.
Thank you
Footage taken from our Graduation Ceremony, followed by words from Barefoot's Visionary Mama, Meagan Fallone, whom in large part was responsible for strategizing the accomplishments made by our college in the last decade.
Footage taken from our Graduation Ceremony followed by words from Barefoots Visionary

Social Innovation Partnership for Impact

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Flip through this issue of Peppermint Magazine and you will see a full spread feature of our college!
Flip through this issue of Peppermint Magazine and you will see a
A Graduation Mela for the pilot batch of Vocational Trainers was hosted in our atrium. These students were hand picked among rural communities around Rajasthan whom for one reason or another were unable to complete secondary education.
The mela started at noon, afterwards; all the products, which were built by the students during their training journey, were showcased and sold to guests! The...
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A Graduation Mela for the pilot batch of Vocational Trainers was hosted