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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...
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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...
Rural Education
One in an ARMY Raises $15000 for Barefoot College
An ARMY That Does Good Deeds   K-Pop band BTS is considered the biggest band in the world– their newest release “Dynamite” has recently enjoyed a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot...
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Our Education Programs are Dropping Dropout Rates
Barefoot College Keeps Education Accessible   The Barefoot College Education team has been implementing its new programs to help encourage continued learning despite school closures due to pandemic-based restrictions. The Alternative COVID Strategy has adopted...
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How Our Education Programs Continue to Function Despite The Effects of Covid-19
With school closures, face-to-face learning has been interrupted across India   Our Latest Projects Funded These times of upheaval, while schooling has completely halted, can be seen as an opportunity to restructure education in a...
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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...
Rural Education
Envisioning a Truly Independent India on Independence Day
Independence Day is a time to acknowledge the past while looking towards a future where everyone can live favourably. This year, Barefoot’s Shikshaniketan school embraced a critical and constructive approach to celebrating the 73rd Independence...
Rural Education
A Visit Makes it Greener - Part 2 of the Barefoot Journey to Indonesia
Green Tools at a Green School One of our evergreen programs at Barefoot College is our Solar Engineering training, dedicated to teaching illiterate and semi-illiterate adult women how to assemble, install and maintain solar panels...
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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...
Rural Education
Emerging Perspectives: Barefoot Night Schools Skype American Private Schools
The ways in which we interact with other societies is changing as quickly as civilizations themselves are. By-the-book learning is a classic technique for gaining knowledge about the world. However, it has its limitations. Paired...