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Barefoot College is a WISE Award Winner
We are WISE 2020 Award Winners! Barefoot College has just been awarded as one of 6 WISE Award winners for 2020, from among over 600 applicants! We’ve been recognized as an innovative project that addresses...
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...
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...
Starbucks Foundation
The Starbucks Foundation Partners with Barefoot College
For International Women’s Day, Barefoot celebrates its beneficiaries, a successful partnership and the launch of a brilliant film, which exemplifies the two   Barefoot College International and The Starbucks Foundation initiated a 3-year partnership as of...
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...
Hogan Lovells
Barefoot College Participates in the Fourth SDG Global Festival of Action
Climate Change ripples into all aspects of our lives. It affects everything from rural livelihoods to urban infrastructure. Understanding the magnitude of its existing and potential consequences becomes a gateway to the perception of how...
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...
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...
Philips
Philips Lighting Powers Up Our Campus
December 27, 2017 Philips Lighting powers up Barefoot College in Rajasthan The college’s Tilonia campus now has access to reliable off-grid energy with a 116 KW solar system provided by Philips Foundation New Delhi, India–...