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Tag: Women

Sustainability Documentary Features BCI and Solar Mamas
Barefoot College International was recently selected to be featured in a Portuguese sustainability-focused documentary series. “Planeta A” follows trailblazing global innovations that are changing the world through their tireless efforts to create systems change. Até...
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Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights Curriculum Launched
Raising Awareness Around Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Each year, we use Menstrual Hygiene Day to spread awareness and disseminate knowledge about sexual and reproductive health (SRHR). This year, our team has gone the...
Our 1st Latin American Training Centre is Now Open
Our Newest Centre is Now Training Rural Women We are excited to share that the Guatemala Vocational Training Centre inauguration ceremony was successfully hosted on April 30th, 2022. The centre is located in the remote...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...