Category: Solar

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Welcome, Country #97: 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...
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Solar Cookers Offer Affordable, Safe Cooking to Rural Women
A completed parabolic square cooker Harnessing the power of the Cook Barefoot’s Solar Cooker Department has been working diligently to teach the Mamas how to disassemble, assemble and use Parabolic Solar Cookers. With guidance, the...
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The Panorama of Solar-Powered Vision
When Solar-Powered electricity is given to the rural poor, the effects are manifold, like being able to see outside the open door to an entire landscape when before there was just the keyhole available. Video...
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Zanzibar Mamas Alight with Solar Engineering Graduation
Our Proud Beekeeper Mamas Last week, our Zanzibar Solar Training Centre congratulated its current group of Solar Mamas on successfully completing their 5-month training programs. This is the third batch of Mamas that have graduated...
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Madagascar Grandmas Are Solar Revolutionaries
Not having access to electricity, life in Ambakivao, Madagascar was dark. A group of grandmothers decided to change that, bringing light to their community by becoming the village’s first solar engineers. With the help of...
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Tender Notice Inviting Bids for Pacific Islands Solar Initiative 28/06/2018
For submission of tenders click here, last date of submission of 19/07/2018
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Myanmar's Solar Sisters
In 2017 we embarked on a mission with WWF Myanmar to send 5 women to travel to our desert campus in Rajasthan. Witness their lifestyle before and after their journey to a distant place.  ...
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French President says Barefoot College decided to act and keep acting
Sunday Mar 11 Following their recent graduation, our Women Solar Engineers (Class of Winter 2018), originating from 14 countries, were invited by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to open their Founding Ceremony at the president’s...