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Celebrating Achievements and Projects at Barefoot College Zanzibar
We are excited to share the incredible events and accomplishments that have unfolded at Barefoot College Zanzibar. Your support and engagement have been instrumental in making these projects a success. Here’s a glimpse of what...
Our 2023 Year-End Review
We’d like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and a very Joyous New Year! We send our sincere thanks for your ongoing support 2023 has been a fantastic year of growth for Barefoot College International! Our...
Remote Nepal Village Receives 45 Solar Systems
45 More Solar Systems for Rural Nepal Last month, 3 rural Nepalese Solar Mamas assembled and installed an additional 45 solar ☀️ light systems in the Humla region of Nepal. Families in their community were...
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First Solar Cohort at our Guatemalan Training Centre Begins
Training at the Guatemalan Centre Begins We are very pleased to announce that our first solar training on Latin American soil is underway. 11 Indigenous Ixil Maya women from local communities have come together to...
Nepal: Newly Released Reports Reveal Benefits of Solar Energy in 2022
3 Nepal Women Provide Light for Remote Villagers Earlier this year, our 3 Solar Mamas installed 220 Solar Home Lighting Systems for families of remote regions in Humla, Nepal. Since then, our Barefoot College International...
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Our Guatemala Training Centre Opens April 30th
A BCI LATAM-Based Staff Member Shares His Story Lawrence facilitates a workshop for the indigenous women trainees Like most mornings, I’m settling into my workday with a fresh cup of our fair trade coffee that...
Solar Mama Laiku Lama's Story
Brighter Days For a Remote Village In the remote, mountainous village of Bargaun in the Hulma region of Nepal, Solar Mama Laiku Lama has been providing marginalized communities with solar energy. These villages, nestled into...
Rural Livelihoods
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...
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Women's Day 2021: This Rural Grandmother Solar Electrified 100 Guatemalan Village Homes
Marta Venavente’s Story on International Women’s Day Marta installs a solar panel for a village home This Women’s Day, and for the rest of 2021, Barefoot College International is celebrating the rural women who become...
Communications
Solar Mamas of Doña Luz: Patricia
Pompeya, Ecuador (…) “How will the trip change your life?” “I want to develop a cocoa and coffee project here on the plantation. Soon, a highway will pass by here, on the other side of...