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Tag: India

COVID Relief Response - Our Outstanding Partnerships
Successful Partnerships Expand Our Reach As the 1st phase of our CBO relief work partnerships comes to successful completion, we look toward the 2nd operational phase that will innoculate over the coming months. We are...
IndiaSolar
Barefoot College Creates Portable Solar Sales Containers
Universal Marketing as we Expand As our Solar Enterprise continues to grow, we’re focusing more on branding and visibility to strengthen our team and outreach. We have created a Centralized Marketing System so that a...
India
Updates from our Sikkim Training Centre, Part 2
Staying Busy and Healthy During lockdown due to COVID-19, our SWRC Sikkim centre was determined to keep trainees feeling safe, healthy and engaged in a number of projects that took place on campus. The extra...
IndiaSolarEnriche
Updates from our Sikkim Training Centre, Part 1
Plenty of Action at the Sikkim Training Centre   Our recent report from SWRC Saddam, Sikkim training campus shared a slew of recent news with the Barefoot College family. Classes began in early 2020, and...
Solar
Celebrating Tea Farmers and Solar Energy on Iced Tea Day
Wonderful, Fabulous Tea The smell of fresh, organic tea leaves on the lush, verdant Assamese Hathlikuli Tea Estate is intoxicating. Teas from Assam are world-renowned products that tea enthusiasts will pay top dollar to sip...
Global
We're Taking Action on Menstrual Hygiene Day
Our happy group after a menstrual learning and sharing journey with Enriche   “Periods don’t stop for pandemics!” Each year, we celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day to share our own efforts to spread awareness and accessibility...
India
We've Assembled Over $235000 for Survival Kit Distribution as a Crisis Response
Our Response as Disaster Relief for Rural Communities As a response to the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic, Barefoot College has pledged to distribute survival kits to villages in India who are in dire need...
Solar
How K-luumil X’Ko ’olelo’ob Solar Mamas Reached 1800 Indigenous Women
Where Will Climate Justice Come From? Alika is currently in Tilonia, India as a Solar Mama It is women who are leading the way to global Climate Justice. We firmly stand behind this statement, and...
Solar
What Happens After the Barefoot Journey...
Solar Electrifying a Remote Village in Jammu and Kashmir State   The trek to the village of Samena is cumbersome, but the Barefoot way is to keep pushing forth and smiling! After six months of...
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...