The Barefoot College of Tilonia presents “The Barefoot Approach Beyond India”: An evening with Bunker Roy and The premier of the documentary film The Ordinary Heroes of Afghanistan We...
Wed, Feb 7, 2007 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM ESTHelen Mills Theater
137-139 West 26th St
New York, NY 10001
The Barefoot College of Tilonia
“The Barefoot Approach Beyond India”:
An evening with Bunker Roy
The premier of the documentary film
The Ordinary Heroes of
Wednesday, February 7th, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an evening of learning and unlearning with Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College. Hailed by Fast Company magazine as “the best thing going” in rural development, Bunker Roy and the Barefoot College have demonstrated to the world that what may seem impossible is possible, that “experts” don’t have all the answers, and that with the Barefoot approach, the rural poor develop their own communities.
Barefoot solar engineers bring light to remote, poor villages all over the world.
About The Ordinary Heroes of Afghanistan
Watch the remarkable story of 10 Afghan men and women who travel to the Barefoot College of Tilonia in India to become Barefoot Solar Engineers. The Barefoot College has already trained semi-literate
Barefoot professionals to solar electrify over 200 remote communities across India and is now training Barefoot Solar
Engineers in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Mali, Bolivia, Cameroon, Senegal and Ethiopia.
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