Tag: Sustainability

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...
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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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The Panorama of Solar-Powered Vision
When Solar-Powered electricity is given to the rural poor, the effects are manifold, like being able to see outside the open door to an entire landscape when before there was just the keyhole available. Video...