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Tag: Sustainability

Latin America
Peru Solar Mamas Return Safely to their Communities
Scenes from Puno, where 2 of the trainees’ homes are   An Unexpected Journey. A Sudden Test of Courage. Four indigenous women from Peru traveled to India at the end of February 2020 to be...
India
Updates from our Sikkim Training Centre, Part 2
Staying Busy and Healthy During lockdown due to COVID-19, our SWRC Sikkim centre was determined to keep trainees feeling safe, healthy and engaged in a number of projects that took place on campus. The extra...
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...
Solar
Our Pledge to Reduce Global Kerosene Consumption
Happy “Birthday”, Earth! As Earth’s imaginary 50th anniversary passes us, we know that Earth itself far outlives this meagre date. Furthermore, Earth Day is actually every day, and we prefer a daily display of gratitude...
Health
Heroes in our Current World: Waste Collectors and Waste Managers
Hard Work, Difficult Circumstances Until yesterday, it was the celebrities predominantly from sports and movie industries who were portrayed as heroes of our world. Today, everybody is finally realizing and rightfully hailing the frontline workers...
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...
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...
Great PlainsSolar
Great Plains’ Solar Mammas Set to Light the Way with Solar in Their Rural Villages
Press Release Together, Great Plains and Barefoot College have trained 9 women from Botswana to become Solar Mamas The nine women from rural Botswana left their homes in August last year. They traveled all the...
Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse India Volunteers at Barefoot College
3 Days. 8 visitors from Credit Suisse India. An eye-opening experience for volunteers and Barefoot staff alike. When Credit Suisse planned to visit Barefoot College’s main campus in Tilonia, Rajasthan, they made arrangements with few...