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Tag: Solar Mama

An Interview with Mama Patima for Mother's Day
Mothers as Leaders When we train illiterate and semi-illiterate women through our unique Barefoot training programmes, our main objective is not to simply send them home with vital skills and knowledge for self-sufficiency. We trust...
Cameroon
Mamas Build Life-Saving Tippy Taps for Villages in Cameroon
Handwashing Made Easy One of the most efficient sanitary solutions to share with communities is handwashing. It’s been rated as the number one method of mitigating the spread of disease by the WHO. Many people...
Enriche
Enriche Bazaar 2020
Story shared with us by our Enriche Barefoot team in Tilonia, Rajasthan.   Bird’s eye view of the Bazaar’s attendees “It takes a village to raise a child” at Barefoot College, it takes many such...
Mushrooms Propagate Unique Careers for Women in Cameroon
The process of mushroom propagation at the farm in Southwestern Cameroon. Photo courtesy of RUWDEC We’re sensitizing people to the value of mushrooms- Enow Mary, Solar Mama Assisted by Rural Women Development Center– RUWDEC, two...
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
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 #91: 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...
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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...