Barefoot College
Barefoot College
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The “monthly period” is synonymous with the “period of shame” for millions of girls and women across the globe. This culture of silence has crushed their confidence and held them back in many ways. Girls are forced to drop out of school because they cannot afford hygienic means available to manage their period. Lack of proper toilet facilities add to their plight. But the ultimate downer is...
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The monthly period is synonymous with the period of shame for millions
Dianna Crowley
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/27/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Couple build an autonomous island. What sustainable practices could society implement in their own homes or neighbourhoods to reduce their carbon footprint?
Sarah Lupton
Lucy Barbara
Rebecca Fisher
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/26/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Today, be kind.
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Today be kind
Rahul Verma
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/25/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
We're very proud of the SBI Fellows who participate with their creativity, vigour and knowledge to improve programs like our #BarefootEnriche Beekeeping Livelihood Training, an extension of our Dept of Rural Women Studies.
Were very proud of the SBI Fellows who participate with their creativity

This Mechanical Engineer Quit His Job to Become a Beekeeper. His Life Has Been Buzzing Ever Since!

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Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/24/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Do you feel free to be yourself?
Do you feel free to be yourself
Srilatha K Kannan
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/24/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/23/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
"...the solar engineer curriculum is just the start. Barefoot “professionals” launch businesses in dozens of specialities that range from medicine to honey production, low tech to high tech, retail to sustainable development. "
the solar engineer curriculum is just the start Barefoot professionals launch businesses

Rural Knowledge Meets Tech Innovation: What Ultra-Poor Entrepreneurs Can Teach the World | NextBillion

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Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/23/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Sneak peak!
Query: If the operations at Barefoot College organically expanded into the distribution of equitable products from our ground partners, village beneficiaries and solar mamas, would it interest you?
Sneak peak Query If the operations at Barefoot College organically expanded into
Srinivasula Reddy.peram
Harmesh Manghra
Regina Kyle
Barefoot College
Barefoot College
05/22/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
“We didn’t have any diplomas like students at a normal university,” says Alnora Casy, Barefoot Solar Engineer
We didnt have any diplomas like students at a normal university says

Honduran Women Creating Energy Security

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Harmesh Manghra
A solar workshop takes place in Saranda Forests, organized by the NGO Seeds Jamshedpur (The Socio - Economic and Education Development Society) at their newly constructed Resource Centre in Mamar village. Eventually, six off-grid villages in the southern parts of Saranda forests will be solar electrified by these barefoot engineers.

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A solar workshop takes place in Saranda Forests organized by the NGO
Sonya Bhandari
Technology brings us a robot Gardner. Do you believe this could replace the need for a green thumb?
Johannes Loidolt
Shannon Skinner
Aided by our Ground Partner Mani Amma Chaitanya Shravanthi in Andhara Pradesh, we are working with villages to provide Solar Training and also assist with the Digital Night Schools being run in the state.
Sakshi Telugu Daily has written about the beginnings of Barefoot College, our founder and most importantly the work we do. Those that understand Telugu can read about in the link below -
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Aided by our Ground Partner Mani Amma Chaitanya Shravanthi in Andhara Pradesh
A short film of our first project with WWF, to train women from Madagascar to become Solar Engineering. When this was shot, more than 80% of Madagascar still lived without electricity.
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A short film of our first project with WWF to train women

Women of light - WWF and Barefoot College project on energy access in Madagascar

WWF and India's Barefoot College working together on sustainable energy access in Africa Recognising the role of local communities as a driving force in the ...

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The Enriche team at the Barefoot College organised an outreach meet with women community leaders from various field centres in Rajasthan to gain insights on the issues faced by rural women in their villages. Health workers, social activists, balwadi women, night school teachers – women closely involved in the development of rural women’s welfare from various communities made it for the...
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The Enriche team at the Barefoot College organised an outreach meet with
Shannon Skinner
Ms. Jabu’s smiling face, joyous and jubilant, shows no tell-tale signs of the hardships she has endured. After her father passed away, Ms. Jabu, all of 15 years, shouldered the responsibility of the house with her mother and looked after her siblings. She grew up too fast too soon which meant giving up on a lot but the one thing she held on to was learning.
She went from training in the...
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Ms Jabus smiling face joyous and jubilant shows no telltale signs of
Dee Dodd
San Nwet
Sele Siliva
"The reported statistics were staggering – 44% children below 5 years are underweight and 72% of the infants in India are anaemic while in Rajasthan around 34% of the children are severely malnourished."
The reported statistics were staggering 44 children below 5 years are underweight

Amritchuran – from idea to execution

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Maria Belgrave
We consider many aspects when thinking about environmental preservation, but have you ever considered silence?
We consider many aspects when thinking about environmental preservation but have you

Preserving One Square Inch of Silence

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Shannon Skinner
Would you agree?
Would you agree
Pesh Turakhia
Padmaja Chalasani
Jacqueline Archer
Solar Mamas Magda, Cita, Evelyn and Sharon make CNN news.
Divyank Pareek
Aishwarya Joshi
"... unlikely India would need any new coal power stations for at least 10 years, beyond the 50 gigawatts of projects already in the pipeline."
unlikely India would need any new coal power stations for at

Indian solar power prices hit record low, undercutting fossil fuels

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