|From Candles to Panels |
Think you’re on the cutting edge of going green? You will be challenged to do more when you watch this video of rural Bolivian women being trained to install solar panels.
India's Barefoot College trained women from Bolivia's remote Altiplano villages in solar technology, and then shipped the equipment to their villages, where they would be in charge of installing and maintaining it.
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Barefoot Photographers of Tilonia
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Find out more: www.barefootcollege.org
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