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.Explore Barefoot Solutions
I believe deeply in the power of transformational leadership, that the time has come to embrace an “Agitate, Innovate and Orchestrate” approach towards social change in order to create a more equal and just world.
Meagan Fallone, Barefoot College CEO, Winner of Hillary Laureate 2018
I work and live with solar electrification. In the beginning Barefoot College didn’t have light in the evening but now we do and of course it’s treated with respect.
Meagan Fallone, Barefoot College CEO
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 Gandhi’s spirit of service and commitment to sustainability.
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
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.