What if you’d asked you grandmother ?

Linchpins are from all ages …

In Rajasthan, India, an extraordinary school teaches rural women and men — many of them illiterate — to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors in their own villages. It’s called the Barefoot College, and its founder, Bunker Roy, explains how it works.

Sanjit “Bunker” Roy is the founder of Barefoot College, which helps rural communities becomes self-sufficient.

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A Rajasthan, en Inde, une école hors du commun forme hommes et femmes venant de milieux ruraux — illettrés pour la plupart — pour devenir ingénieurs en énergie solaire, artisans, dentistes et docteurs dans leur propre villages.

Elle s’appelle l’Université des Va-nu-pieds, et son fondateur, Bunker Roy, nous explique comment elle fonctionne.

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