A sustainable world
from the ground up

Barefoot Solutions address 14 of the 17 UN Sustainable
Development Goals for large-scale, sweeping, global impact.

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We create solutions that let nature and people prosper

The Barefoot College connects rural communities to solar, water, education, professions and advocacy to help communities and individuals take control of their lives and the wellbeing of their communities.

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There is nothing that a woman cannot do if she puts her mind to it. Rafea Anadi, Solar Engineer From Jordan

The Barefoot College respects and upholds Ghandi's spirit of service and commitment to sustainability.

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Because I am a farmer in my village, I am not expected to even hold a pen and write. I will be going back to my village as a solar engineer. Ako Esther, Solar Engineer from Cameroon

Because I am a farmer in my village, I am not expected to even hold a pen and write. I will be going back to my village as a solar engineer.

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I installed nearly 100 solar systems in two communities. Ana Paula, Solar Engineer from Bahia

Barefoot Professionals spread services and solutions that transform village life. These women are self-sufficient agents of change in their communities.

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Barefoot in action: wherever poverty exists