‘Solar Mamas’ Graduate Solar Training Programme

The solar training programme included skills needed for the fabrication of solar panels, lights and photovoltaic circuits.

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Ajmer’s Barefoot College felicitated ‘Solar Mamas’, a group of 45 women from 10 countries on their graduation ceremony of a six-month-long solar training programme.

Moreover, the solar training programme included skills needed for the fabrication of solar panels, lights and photovoltaic circuits.

Further, the ‘solar mamas’ on successfully becoming the agents of change are now expected to impart the knowledge gained in different societies of their respective countries.

The training programme attended by women from different countries was held at Barefoot College of Tilonia village in Ajmer. The college is a social work research center which voluntary organization working in the fields of education, skill development, health, drinking water, women empowerment.

Plus, the college is believed to have trained 1,500 women till now.

Additionally, Women from Madagascar, Botswana, Tanzania, Fiji, Uganda, Afghanistan, Argentina, Myanmar, Philippines and Turkey were given a warm send-off at the ceremony on the completion of the course.

Present at the ceremony, New Zealand High Commissioner Joanna Kempkers praised the Barefoot College’s training for mostly illiterate and semi-literate rural women.

Diplomats Shaida Mohammed Abdali from Afghanistan, Baraka Haran Luvanda from Tanzania, Marie Leontine Razana Drasoa from Madagascar and Yogesh Punja from Fiji were among those who attended the ceremony.

Source: The Hindu

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