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Tag: women empowerment

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...
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...
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
What Happens After the Barefoot Journey...
Solar Electrifying a Remote Village in Jammu and Kashmir State   The trek to the village of Samena is cumbersome, but the Barefoot way is to keep pushing forth and smiling! After six months 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...
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...
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...
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...