Tag: Africa

The right tools for women to lead
Enriche is aptly named. Barefoot College Solar Mamas are trained as engineers. They learn critical technical skills to perform an amazing task: Solar electrify their villages and maintain the grid for maximum efficiency. This is...
Enterprise solutions for global poverty
You can’t address a complex problem with a linear solution. You need a network. Through our growing partnerships with corporations and foundations committed to global change for the betterment of all, we’ve expanded our impact...
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B. Barefoot Honey is a Sweet Statement
In the simplest terms, bees are great for the planet. In more complex terms, bees are great for women aspiring to rise out of poverty through vibrant businesses that are good for the planet as...
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Hogan Lovells Empowers Women to Bring Solar Light to 34 Countries
20,000 Suns: Hogan Lovells Empowers Women to Bring Solar Light to 34 Countries with Barefoot College 10 July 2016 Hogan Lovells is partnering with Barefoot College and the Government of India to train 400 women...
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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...
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Enriche: a new kind of viral learning
Lucie Argelies first came to Tilonia during a train journey through India designed to train and inspire a generation of social entrepreneurs. The native of France felt in some ways that she was coming home...
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Barefoot College joins Hogan Lovells' Global Pledge
As part of its global initiative to support and empower women and girls, Hogan Lovells, one of the world’s largest law firms, has agreed to partner with The Barefoot College. Since its inception, the long-term...