“Barefoot College” Empowers the Rural Poor | Worldwatch Institute

by aaditeshwar on Sep 06, 2007      Category: Education Tags: india education appropriate technology

The Barefoot College in Rajasthan, India, runs short courses to train people from the villages in skills such as rainwater harvesting, installation of solar panels, and the importance of vaccinations and proper sanitation. As this article says, Barefoot College demonstrates that "solutions to rural poverty lie within the community and do not have to come from urban professionals from the outside".

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ICTD researcher and founder of Gram Vaani.....read more



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The direct link to this organization is http://www.barefootcollege.org/

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