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Category: Barefoot News

Rural Beekeeper and Zanzibar Grandmother Celebrated for Success
Beekeeper, Grandmother, Trailblazer. With Mother’s Day around the corner, we’re reflecting on the incredible women we strive to provide with tools for success. Uliza Sheha Haji, mother of 6 and grandmother of 2, wasn’t given...
Pacific Islands
Pacific Islands: Bringing Renewables, Gender Justice and Livelihoods to 14 Countries
Our History in the Pacific Islands Barefoot College International identified the Pacific Islands as an area to work across in 2012. Since our first visit to the region, we have trained 77 Barefoot Women Solar...
Barefoot Youth Ambassadors Launch their First Campaigns
Youth Ambassadors Give Barefoot Young Wings   The Barefoot Youth Ambassador Programme is a pilot program connecting urban youth to rural realities through the work of Barefoot College International and the UN Sustainable Development Goals....
Communications
Solar Mamas of Doña Luz: Florentina
Santa Teresa, Belize (…) Florentina lights a fire on the earthen floor of her house. Sitting on a small log sipping my coffee, I watch her making tortillas, the room illuminated only by the fire’s...
Communications
Solar Mamas of Doña Luz: Norma
Cachimbo, Mexico (…) I find José and his motorboat without a problem. During the hour it takes to cross the inland sea, the sound of the motor drowns out our voices. José fixes his gaze...
Rural Education
Championing Gender Equality Through Education
Paving the Way to Gender Equality Barefoot College has been spearheading innovative educational programs around the world for decades. One of its key missions is to provide education to women and girls who often otherwise...
COVID Relief Response - Our Outstanding Partnerships
Successful Partnerships Expand Our Reach As the 1st phase of our CBO relief work partnerships comes to successful completion, we look toward the 2nd operational phase that will innoculate over the coming months. We are...
Barefoot College is a WISE Award Winner
We are WISE 2020 Award Winners! Barefoot College has just been awarded as one of 6 WISE Award winners for 2020, from among over 600 applicants! We’ve been recognized as an innovative project that addresses...
IndiaRural Education
Barefoot Teachers Speak Out about New Remote Learning
Our Successful Remote Learning Programs Our Education programs did not stop for the global pandemic, as it swept across every country regardless of class, culture or creed. Adapting to the crisis, our Barefoot Education Team...
New Volunteer Position: Women Wellness Developer
We are looking for a passionate, proactive person who can help us in developing an interactive digital health curriculum for rural women.  To download the full Profile click here.   Curriculum Designer Responsibilities:   Researching...