We believe in the endless potential of the rural poor. Barefoot College forges a first-of-its-kind, women-centered, global network dedicated to sustainable development in every community where poverty exists.
Barefoot College's global mission is to cultivate global equity by increasing economic mobility.
While we have been witnesses to how \'it\' has ravaged mega-cities and cities across the globe, our worst nightmare of \'it\' reaching the rural commu... continue reading
Our History in the Pacific Islands Barefoot College International identified the Pacific Islands as an area to work across in 2012. Since our first v... continue reading
“I want to learn more solar. I want to do more than I have already.”- Florentina, Belize Solar Mama
“This training is going to improve my village and teach my sisters to also become Solar Mamas.”- Marina, Ivory Coast Solar Mama
“We are women! When you get something, don’t leave it. Take it in the brain and use it.”- Fatma, Zanzibar Solar Mama