Category: Communications

Communications
The Power of Cross-Learning | TEDx UWCMC
On April 9th 2017, a Tedx event, titled “Borders AborTED”, was held for the first time by the students of the Mahindra United World College (UWCMC). It saw the presence of eight alumni, among which...
Communications
Poem: We Were Made For These Times
By Clarissa Pinkola Estes, American poet, post-trauma specialist and Jungian psychoanalyst, author of Women Who Run With the Wolves. My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from...
Communications
Conversations with Richard Fidler: Bunker Roy [Podcast]
Perhaps you’ve already seen Barefoot’s co-founding member and speaker, Bunker Roy on his very popular TED talk. Or maybe you’ve had the pleasure of working with him. Since the 60s Bunker Ji has been discovering that the...
Communications
India’s Barefoot College - Ranks in the top 20 Global NGOs
We are delighted to share the news that the only college ‘by and for the rural poor’ was ranked #15 by NGO Advisor’s Top 500 NGOs: World. Sited for our outstanding impact, innovation and governance,...
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Solar Mamas of Africa to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Tanzania
Barefoot College International and The Solar Mamas of Africa to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on visit to Tanzania Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 9, 2016 Barefoot College International confirmed today that 32 Solar Mamas...
Communications
Creating Sustainable Impact - Jagriti Yatra
Recently we received a newsletter from Shashank Mani, writing about his aspirations with Jagriti Yatra. It excited us, to remember how incredible it is hosting a batch of aspiring good people. The energy they bring fuels...
Communications
A community radio station broadcast by and for rural villagers
Aarti Devi is not your average radio host. A Tilonia resident and mother of two, she records, edits, and broadcasts a radio station built and maintained by the rural poor. Barefoot’s community radio stationis part...
Communications
TOI Social Impact Awards 2015: Thank goodness, these men & women make a difference
A doctor couple who have revolutionized the delivery of healthcare to tribals in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district, a civil hospital in Ahmedabad which defies stereotypes about state-run institutions, a government programme to take science to children...
Communications
President Obama, India's Prime Minister Modi, and the Opportunity to Cooperate on Climate Change
When I was growing up in New Delhi, the annual Republic Day celebrations were always cause for great national pride. They commemorate the day this large, vibrant democracy’s constitution came into force, after India secured...
Communications
Sheryl Sandberg Joins Global Women Leaders in Tech to Demand Gender Equality
“No industry or country can reach its full potential until women reach their full potential. This is especially true of science and technology, where women with a surplus of talent still face a deficit of...