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Tag: Women

Celebrating Achievements and Projects at Barefoot College Zanzibar
We are excited to share the incredible events and accomplishments that have unfolded at Barefoot College Zanzibar. Your support and engagement have been instrumental in making these projects a success. Here’s a glimpse of what...
Our 2023 Year-End Review
We’d like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and a very Joyous New Year! We send our sincere thanks for your ongoing support 2023 has been a fantastic year of growth for Barefoot College International! Our...
Meet Our 2nd Cohort of Indigenous Guatemala Solar Trainees
Due to the success of our first cohort, we progressed our mission to bring renewable energy to Guatemala. Thanks to a major patronage from the Puma Energy Foundation, more Guatemalans will receive solar energy for...
Drone Flying Workshop for Rural Indigenous Women Launched
Barefoot College International’s inaugural collaborative initiative has completed the first phase of its program, training 15 women in drone flying. ‘Pilotas Resilientes’ (Resilient Pilots in English) is a women-centric rural development educational program that helps...
Art Auction Fundraises for BCI for International Women's Day
Instagram Online Art Auction Giving Proceeds to BCI For this International Women’s Day, the Art for Charity Collective is generously raising funds for Barefoot College International through an online art auction they are facilitating until March...
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First Solar Cohort at our Guatemalan Training Centre Begins
Training at the Guatemalan Centre Begins We are very pleased to announce that our first solar training on Latin American soil is underway. 11 Indigenous Ixil Maya women from local communities have come together to...
Nepal: Newly Released Reports Reveal Benefits of Solar Energy in 2022
3 Nepal Women Provide Light for Remote Villagers Earlier this year, our 3 Solar Mamas installed 220 Solar Home Lighting Systems for families of remote regions in Humla, Nepal. Since then, our Barefoot College International...
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...