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Tag: Women

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...
India
Dairy Entrepreneur Training of 42 Indian Women
Barefoot College International’s Entrepreneur Opportunity Helps Boost Womens’ Incomes We’ve begun to launch our latest initiative where rural entrepreneur women are trained in micro-dairy farming. Milk Mitras, as they are nicknamed, celebrated the beginning of...
Aage Badhein, An App to Strengthen Financial Resilience
Newly Developed APP Boosts Financial Inclusion Financial literacy supports individuals in their quest to better manage their economic health and to explore products and services offered by formal institutions. This in turn accelerates the pace...
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...
Rural Livelihoods
Afghanistan Beekeepers Boost Income through Honey Sales
Why Our Beekeepers Are Women The piloting of a program for female beekeepers in Afghanistan began in June of 2020. Our purpose is to identify non-formally educated rural women to train. With local partner Shuhada...
Digital Literacy Training Success for Rural Women
Digital Literacy Training of 13 Indian Women In partnership with the French Embassy, a pilot of our Digital Literacy Smartphone and Computer Training program is underway in Jaipur, Rajasthan. In July and August, 4 BCI...
Partnership Spotlight: Feather and Sole
Feather and Sole Donate Proceeds to Barefoot College International   Co-founders of Feather and Sole, partners of Barefoot College International   Our new UK-based partner Feather and Sole is a women-operated shoe company that has...
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...
Partnership Spotlight: Art Aid
Art Aid Partners with Barefoot College International Australian artist enterprise Art Aid has partnered with us and many other humanitarian organizations to connect art sales to the direct support of beneficial humanitarian causes. Each time...
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...