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Category: Solar

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Our Pledge to Reduce Global Kerosene Consumption
Happy “Birthday”, Earth! As Earth’s imaginary 50th anniversary passes us, we know that Earth itself far outlives this meagre date. Furthermore, Earth Day is actually every day, and we prefer a daily display of gratitude...
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'Racing' Towards Climate Change Resilience
Envision Virgin Racing invited a group of Mexican Solar Engineers who graduated in February to the Mexico City E-Prix, an all-electric car racing tournament. Their team was curious about the Barefoot Solar Program and visited...
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Great Plains’ Solar Mammas Set to Light the Way with Solar in Their Rural Villages
Press Release Together, Great Plains and Barefoot College have trained 9 women from Botswana to become Solar Mamas The nine women from rural Botswana left their homes in August last year. They traveled all the...
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Proving‌ ‌That‌ ‌‘Dangerous‌ ‌Women’‌ ‌Can‌ ‌Change‌ ‌The‌ ‌World‌ ‌
Women are at the heart of everything we do at Barefoot College. We are an organisation that champions the unerring spirit, potential, and power that women have when they are given the tools and skills...
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How K-luumil X’Ko ’olelo’ob Solar Mamas Reached 1800 Indigenous Women
Where Will Climate Justice Come From? Alika is currently in Tilonia, India as a Solar Mama It is women who are leading the way to global Climate Justice. We firmly stand behind this statement, and...
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What Happens After the Barefoot Journey...
Solar Electrifying a Remote Village in Jammu and Kashmir State   The trek to the village of Samena is cumbersome, but the Barefoot way is to keep pushing forth and smiling! After six months of...
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How we Kindle Solar Expansion to the Farthest Villages
Entrusting Women with Leadership Roles The philosophy that underpins Barefoot College Zanzibar is that by educating rural women, they will, in turn, become the chief change-makers in their communities. One of the main programs at...
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Welcome, Country #91: Solar Mamas of Puerto Rico are Graduating
A disaster recovery and energy sustainability project Throughout June and July, 22 rural women from across the island (plus two Solar Mamas from Chile) have come together for an intensive solar energy training in the...
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Visiting our Solar Mama Alumni - Part 1 of the Barefoot Journey to Indonesia
Visiting Indonesia We are thrilled to work with organizations in beautiful Indonesia, partnering to educate communities about renewable energy and regenerative agriculture both on-site and at our campus in Tilonia, India. Some of our team...
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"I Am a Solar Engineer"
So, you’ve heard the term Solar Mama You’ve discovered our newsfeeds, with the stories and events pertaining to the countries Solar Mamas hail from. You’re identifying where they’re following their classes. You love keeping up-to-date...