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Tag: women empowerment

India
Updates from our Sikkim Training Centre, Part 3
Our Sikkim Trainee group, January 2020   Why We Focus on Women These past few tumultuous months have truly revealed the innate perseverance of women. Our selected trainees are recruited due to their strength of...
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...
An Interview with Mama Patima for Mother's Day
Mothers as Leaders When we train illiterate and semi-illiterate women through our unique Barefoot training programmes, our main objective is not to simply send them home with vital skills and knowledge for self-sufficiency. We trust...
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...
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
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...