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Tag: women empowerment

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...