Barefoot in Africa: an extraordinary partnership
The Barefoot College and Bishop Elias Taban were recipients of the Clinton Global Service Award in 2013. Their meeting kicked off an extraordinary partnership that has culminated with expanding the Barefoot experience into Africa. Each of the five training centres will replicate Tilonia’s Barefoot College.
Barefoot in Latin America: pioneering change
Barefoot International is working with 17 different countries in Latin America. The first 70 solar engineers have already brought light to more than 11,000 people.
Global goals for global impact
We’re charting a course for expansion to ALL of the Least Developed Countries. It starts with Barefoot Regional Training Centres across Africa:
560 new barefoot solar engineers in Africa
Training and quality of life improvements for solar engineers and Master Trainers in health, safety, education and security
24,000 households and 120,000 beneficiaries
Families contribute to a sustainable environment, with 5.0 Gigawatts of clean energy generated to reduce carbon emissions from kerosene consumption
2 million lives reached
The impact of direct training and services ripples out, giving communities access to clean water and safe, reliable energy