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Northeast India Receives Solar Electrification
Installations in Several Indian Communities We are pleased to share the Northeastern India installation progress in 5 key regions and 4 states that occurred over the past few months.   2022 has been a busy...
2nd Cohort of Senegalese Solar Mamas Graduate
10 Senegalese Women Complete Solar Training In the Spring of 2022, 10 Senegalese women graduated as solar engineers, as “Solar Mamas” from our solar engineer and Women Wellness training program. To celebrate the momentous occasion,...
Rural LivelihoodsRegenerative AgricultureSolar
Our Guatemala Training Centre Opens April 30th
A BCI LATAM-Based Staff Member Shares His Story Lawrence facilitates a workshop for the indigenous women trainees Like most mornings, I’m settling into my workday with a fresh cup of our fair trade coffee that...
Solar Mama Laiku Lama's Story
Brighter Days For a Remote Village In the remote, mountainous village of Bargaun in the Hulma region of Nepal, Solar Mama Laiku Lama has been providing marginalized communities with solar energy. These villages, nestled into...
India
Our DIVA Solar Lanterns are Officially for Sale on Amazon
Barefoot College International makes Solar Products Available to Everyone Barefoot College International has officially begun to sell its famous Diva Solar Lanterns after much popular demand. The lanterns are identical to those used by our...
BCI Featured at COP26 for Sustainability Work
Our UNSDG Exhibit at COP26 Thank you for visiting us from COP26 where we have displayed some of the most poignant photos from our global initiatives to address the UN Sustainability Development Goals. We are...
India
Aspirational Districts: an Update on our Current Work
Aspirational Districts Ongoing Initiatives Barefoot College International is currently working within 7 aspirational districts across India to build community resilience, sustainable lifestyles and climate justice in rural villages. Our work includes Solar Engineer training of...
Energy Globe Award Awarded to Barefoot College International
21st Energy Globe Award Winners Announced The Energy Globe Award is considered the most important award for sustainability worldwide. “The World’s Best Environmental Projects” are selected based on their lasting systems change and breadth of...
Communications
Solar Mamas of Doña Luz: Florentina
Santa Teresa, Belize (…) Florentina lights a fire on the earthen floor of her house. Sitting on a small log sipping my coffee, I watch her making tortillas, the room illuminated only by the fire’s...
Communications
Solar Mamas of Doña Luz: Norma
Cachimbo, Mexico (…) I find José and his motorboat without a problem. During the hour it takes to cross the inland sea, the sound of the motor drowns out our voices. José fixes his gaze...