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President of Guatemala Awards Presidential Environmental Medal to Barefoot College International
Yesterday, the President of the Republic of Guatemala, Dr. Alejandro Giammattei, presented Barefoot College International with the 2022 Presidential Environmental Medal at a ceremony held in the Mirror Hall of the Presidential Palace. This prestigious...
First Solar Cohort at our Guatemalan Training Centre Begins
Training at the Guatemalan Centre Begins We are very pleased to announce that our first solar training on Latin American soil is underway. 11 Indigenous Ixil Maya women from local communities have come together to...
Barefoot College International Partners with Mite for Latin America
We are delighted to share the news of our recent partnership with Mite, a global organisation dedicated to spreading the joy of giving worldwide. Through this partnership, Mite is supporting Barefoot College International to put...
Press & Events
April 21, 2023
NPR | How do you stay optimistic in spite of it all? 6 hopeful souls share their secrets
February 23, 2023
Chalmers | The Women Who Tear Down Power Structures
December 5, 2022
Yahoo | From Illiterate to Solar Engineers: These Peasant Women Will Bring Light to Their Villages
November 27, 2022
El País | Solar Mamas, the Guatemalan Peasant Women Who Study Engineering to Bring Light to Their Communities
October 30, 2022
Prensa Libre | Illiterate Guatemalan Grandmother Learns to Install Solar Technology and Her Video Goes Viral

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