Category: Communications

Communications
THE TECHNOLOGISTS OF THE FUTURE | TEDTALK
In her recent TedTalk, our CEO Meagan Fallone explains why, it could be illiterate and semi-illiterate women, coming from the poorest rural villages, whose #AdaptiveIntelligence makes them ideal to spearhead the upcoming global technology surge.  ...
Communications
Construction of Barefoot College Fiji Commences
This October 24th, the Fijian Government (Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation) and Barefoot College signed a formal agreement to construct a Barefoot College in Vanua Levu, North Fiji. The College will be focusing...
Communications
Immediate Action Required: Kerala Flooding Victims
The recent flood in Wayanad, Kerala has devastated many local families and farms, with low-lying regions being most critically affected. Houses have been flooded, and people have been forced to flee to safety, abandoning belongings...
Communications
CEO of Barefoot College Reveals Her Day to Day Lifestyle
People often wonder how residents of Barefoot College, including its CEO live on a day to day basis. Thankfully the good people at GreenVaders, a french eco-blog, put together the following interview when the two...
Communications
Solar Mamas Speak At The International Solar Alliance Conference in New Delhi
Barefoot Solar Engineers & Entrepreneurs attract acclaim, support at the Inauguration of the International Solar Alliance.   Each solar Mama trains 10 women to develop solar energy which in turn will each train 10women who...
Communications
Developing Energy Aspirations with Community Support
To honour women in energy in India, this month’s issue of Energy NexT Magazine interviewed our CEO and visionary Meagan Fallone.
Communications
#FlipTheSwitch Live Goes to Africa
On this first day of this year, we asked you Can one woman change the world? We then set out to show you. If you followed our communications partner Off Road filming our work throughout...
Communications
The Last Thing You Do This Year
What’s the last thing you’ll do this year? Will it make a difference for 2018? For others? Or more importantly, will it change the world? It can. You can #FlipTheSwitch as the last thing you...
Communications
Guidestar India Transparency Gold Certification 2017
In the age of raising claims for a higher accountability of NGOs’ work, Barefoot College demonstrates to be in the forefront.  We have been honoured by the highest level of transparency by Guidestar India, the largest...
Communications
Investing in innovation by, for and through the rural poor. A sure thing.
Q: How do we achieve the distribution, dissemination, demystification and decentralization of technology; by, for and through the rural poor? Q: How do we catalyze the development of markets from the ground up for life...