Meet grandma, the illiterate solar engineer – Nation | The Star Online

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          Barefoot College is the living embodiment that everyone, young or old, educated or illiterate can make vital contributions to the well-being of a community. This story from Star Online in Tokyo shares the extraordinary success of Barefoot College in helping illiterate older women become the bringers of solar power to their communities. Are there important lessons for us here in the affluent western world?

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“TOKYO: In a village in the interior Kota Marudu district of Sabah, a 47-year-old illiterate grandmother and rubber tapper is now a solar engineer.”

Source: Meet grandma, the illiterate solar engineer – Nation | The Star Online

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Courtesy of Barefoot College

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