Category: Bunker Roy

Barefoot College Announces Commitment to Launch Six Solar Engineering Training Centers in Africa
NEW YORK, Sept 22, 2014 – Barefoot College announced today at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative a commitment to launch six regional training centers in Africa that will train 560 illiterate rural women on how...
Climate Reality Launches 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons For Hope
UPDATE: Watch the “24 Hours of Reality Field Report: India’s Barefoot College” Prior to UN Climate Summit, Cultural Leaders Join Al Gore to Highlight Climate Solutions at Hand, Encourage Viewers to Dedicate a Day to...
The World's Only College for the Rural Poor: Channeling Gandhi, Creating 21st Century Solutions
Source: HuffPost Impact More than one billion people live on less than one dollar a day. Seventy-five percent of the ultra-poor live in rural areas with no access to clean water, education, or light. In...
President Clinton Announces Recipients of 7th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Vice President Joe Biden, and Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton among those set to honor newly revealed recipients of 2013 Clinton Global Citizen Awards; 2013...
Bunker Roy on NPR - From Scratch with Jessica Harris
Jessica Harris will speak with Bunker Roy, founder of Barefoot College. The Barefoot College is an organization that teaches practical skills including solar engineering, architecture and water purification, to mostly illiterate women and men. Roy...
How Barefoot College is empowering women
Tell me and I”ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I”ll understand – old Chinese proverb. It is this ideal that the Social Work and Research Centre (SWRC), better known as...
The women bringing solar power to Sierra Leone
An Indian college has trained 12 Sierra Leonean women to become solar engineers as part of a drive to bring electricity to rural communities. A group of 12 women from villages in Sierra Leone is...
Solar Mamas is among the first films to receive the Hilton Worldwide...
Watch Jehane Noujaim Verder liggen alle nummers anders op?het roulettewiel . and Mona Eldaief share their experiences in creating this film.