The First Women Barefoot Solar Engineers of the World

 

 

 

BBC World Challenge 09
BAREFOOT COLLEGE HAS BEEN SELECTED AS A FINALIST IN THE BBC WORLD CHALLENGE 09: LEARN ABOUT THE COMPETITION

spacer The Barefoot Solar Engineers:

This 10-minute video tells the story of the first women barefoot solar engineers in the world.

“This is a true story about ordinary heroes. A story of very simple women who have made an extraordinary difference in their own community…”


images from YES! Magazine's online photo essay of the work of the Barefoot College of Tilonia

YES! photo essay icon:: PHOTO ESSAY:
Barefoot Photographers of Tilonia

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The First Women Barefoot Solar Engineers of the Gambia

See the solar installation in process, start to finish: follow two rural illiterate women from The Gambia who learn how to become Barefoot Solar Engineers.

The Night Schools
Solar lanterns from the barefoot solar engineers enable a unique system of night schools throughout India, providing working children with both education and an experience of democracy.

The First Rural Women Heroes of Tombouctou
Two extraordinary, but very ordinary women have set an example for the whole of Africa, and demonstrated how the impossible is possible…