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Tag: Barefoot College

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...
Solar
A volunteer's story: Abin
by Karen Veness “I packed lightly when I came to Barefoot. I never dreamed how quickly life would lead me down a very different path.” – Abin Thomas, former volunteer, presently; Solar M&E Coordinator With...
Frontier Markets
Across generations: Impakter connects around the common cause of Planet Earth
It takes a planet to fix one. That’s pretty much why the global magazine, Impakter, exists. Recognizing the ambitious goals of 2015 UN SDG, Impakter provides meaningful content about the comprehensive global effort to make...
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India’s first global solar products launched by women
Disruption typically comes from the ground up, like an Earthquake. Unexpected, a rumble comes then a shake and things have forever changed. Some rumbles came from small labs or even garages. Others came from a...
Philips
Philips Lighting Powers Up Our Campus
December 27, 2017 Philips Lighting powers up Barefoot College in Rajasthan The college’s Tilonia campus now has access to reliable off-grid energy with a 116 KW solar system provided by Philips Foundation New Delhi, India–...
Frontier MarketsSolarEnriche
For Women, By Women
For Women, By Women Two leaders create entrepreneurship solutions for sustainable energy Sometimes you meet someone who you realise could finish your sentences, whose spark and energy rivals your own. That is how Barefoot’s CEO...
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...
Enriche
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...
SolarEnriche
B. Barefoot Coffee wakes up economic opportunity
Bold taste. Strong impact. With these simple outcomes, B. Barefoot Coffee is creating enterprise opportunities for the rural poor. While still in a prototype phase, coffee production and sales are underway. Coffee grown in Andhra...
Hogan LovellsSolarEnriche
The Power Of Purposeful Business Catches On
The power of purposeful business catches on Being a great business is not just about making money any more. Consumers around the world have demanded more. Stand for something. Make more than money. Make a...