Tag: India

Rural Education
Emancipating Our Children From Intergenerational Poverty
Children from Rural India can’t attend schools in the day as they are contributing their energies to livelihood generation activities, or are taking care of their siblings. The state of the future is in the...
Enriche
Rocking Nani's Journey - A Success Story
Written by Manu, Barefoot Enriche Training Coordinator She is from a last-mile village in Madhya Pradesh and came for six months training at Barefoot College, Rajasthan. It must have been one of the very few...
Communications
Solar Mamas Speak At The International Solar Alliance Conference in New Delhi
Barefoot Solar Engineers & Entrepreneurs attract acclaim, support at the Inauguration of the International Solar Alliance.   Each solar Mama trains 10 women to develop solar energy which in turn will each train 10women who...
Communications
Developing Energy Aspirations with Community Support
To honour women in energy in India, this month’s issue of Energy NexT Magazine interviewed our CEO and visionary Meagan Fallone.
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...
Enriche
B. Barefoot Honey is a Sweet Statement
In the simplest terms, bees are great for the planet. In more complex terms, bees are great for women aspiring to rise out of poverty through vibrant businesses that are good for the planet as...
SkollRural Education
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...
Solar
Indian Ambassador to Colombia Visits Solar Electrified Village in La Guajira, Colombia
The Indian Ambassador to Colombia, Mr. Prabhat Kumar, visited La Guajira and had meetings with our Barefoot Solar Engineers. There, he came to learn about the 900 beneficiaries of 5 solar electrified communities. Wayuu Solar Mamas, Magalys...