Tag: Solar Mama

Solar
How we Kindle Solar Expansion to the Farthest Villages
Entrusting Women with Leadership Roles The philosophy that underpins Barefoot College Zanzibar is that by educating rural women, they will, in turn, become the chief change-makers in their communities. One of the main programs at...
Solar
Welcome, Country #97: Solar Mamas of Puerto Rico are Graduating
A disaster recovery and energy sustainability project Throughout June and July, 22 rural women from across the island (plus two Solar Mamas from Chile) have come together for an intensive solar energy training in the...
Solar
Visiting our Solar Mama Alumni - Part 1 of the Barefoot Journey to Indonesia
Visiting Indonesia We are thrilled to work with organizations in beautiful Indonesia, partnering to educate communities about renewable energy and regenerative agriculture both on-site and at our campus in Tilonia, India. Some of our team...
Rural Education
A Visit Makes it Greener - Part 2 of the Barefoot Journey to Indonesia
Green Tools at a Green School One of our evergreen programs at Barefoot College is our Solar Engineering training, dedicated to teaching illiterate and semi-illiterate adult women how to assemble, install and maintain solar panels...
Hogan Lovells
Solar Lantern Workshop Hosted at SDG Festival of Action 2019
Solar Lantern Workshop a Bright Success This May saw the fourth annual SDG Festival of Action in Bonn, Germany, and to participate some of our Barefoot team members coordinated with our long-standing partners Hogan Lovells...
Solar
"I Am a Solar Engineer"
So, you’ve heard the term Solar Mama You’ve discovered our newsfeeds, with the stories and events pertaining to the countries Solar Mamas hail from. You’re identifying where they’re following their classes. You love keeping up-to-date...
Islamic Development Bank
Investing in Women is Investing in Sustainability
A Global Responsibility As the gravity of Climate Change becomes globally implicit, governments must respond with realistic efforts to reduce their dependency on unsustainable practises. In the Global South, the regions which are forecast to...
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...
Communications
Construction of Barefoot College Fiji Commences
This October 24th, the Fijian Government (Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation) and Barefoot College signed a formal agreement to construct a Barefoot College in Vanua Levu, North Fiji. The College will be focusing...
Hogan Lovells
Barefoot College featured in Flip The Switch, the film
It is with tremendous excitement we release a new trailer about an upcoming documentary film featuring our work here at Barefoot College. The film is part of our three year partnership with Hogan Lovells to...