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India
14 New Solar Mamas Begin Solar Training at our Indian Campus 
Our New Indian Solar Mama Cohort On the 1st of September 2022, a new cohort of rural Indian women began training at Barefoot College International’s Campus based Headquarters in Harmara, India. The cohort comprises 14...
Opening of 13th Digital Community School in India
Opening Ceremony of the Digital Community School Attended by Special Guests Months of hard work of the education and wellness team culminated in the opening of the Digital Community School (DCS) at Banjaron ki Dhani,...
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...
Northeast India Receives Solar Electrification
Installations in Several Indian Communities We are pleased to share the Northeastern India installation progress in 5 key regions and 4 states that occurred over the past few months.   2022 has been a busy...
Sustainability Documentary Features BCI and Solar Mamas
Barefoot College International was recently selected to be featured in a Portuguese sustainability-focused documentary series. “Planeta A” follows trailblazing global innovations that are changing the world through their tireless efforts to create systems change. Até...
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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...
Aage Badhein, An App to Strengthen Financial Resilience
Newly Developed APP Boosts Financial Inclusion Financial literacy supports individuals in their quest to better manage their economic health and to explore products and services offered by formal institutions. This in turn accelerates the pace...
BCI Featured at COP26 for Sustainability Work
Our UNSDG Exhibit at COP26 Thank you for visiting us from COP26 where we have displayed some of the most poignant photos from our global initiatives to address the UN Sustainability Development Goals. We are...
Partnership Spotlight: Feather and Sole
Feather and Sole Donate Proceeds to Barefoot College International   Co-founders of Feather and Sole, partners of Barefoot College International   Our new UK-based partner Feather and Sole is a women-operated shoe company that has...