Tag: education

Solar
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...
Rural Education
Classroom Stories for Rebel Girls
By Mallika Das, Barefoot College Education Volunteer, Tilonia Rajasthan First a confession: I had never written a story in my life until a week ago. Story-telling is not my thing – academic articles? Yes, of course!...
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More than a greeting: Visitors make lasting connection
Visitors often come to Barefoot College to see what we do for themselves. They come to meet the heroic women who we proudly call Solar Mamas. And almost always, they tell us, they feel inspired...
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...
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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...
Communications
The Power of Cross-Learning | TEDx UWCMC
On April 9th 2017, a Tedx event, titled “Borders AborTED”, was held for the first time by the students of the Mahindra United World College (UWCMC). It saw the presence of eight alumni, among which...
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Rajasthani Villagers Invigorated by Malala Yousafzai Documentary
Village society (or any society) can not progress without having equal opportunity to participate in a wholesome education. In the state of Rajasthan, India we find the highest disparity in Primary School attendance. Of all the girls eligible to...
Rural Education
Barefoot College, in the eyes of a TTIS student reporter
TTIS Tiger Reporter, S. Rajesh, visits Barefoot College to find out for himself how we have improved and brightened the lives os villagers. TTIS has a strong community of readers from 350 schools in India and 600 Tiger Reporters. In...
Enriche
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...