Supporting rural livelihoods of women in Zanzibar

Barefoot College Zanzibar provides education for those who have never had that opportunity before. By teaching them practical skills on solar energy, beekeeping and sewing, we provide knowledge that inspire sustainable and fair solutions across East Africa.

Technology Transfer, Enterprise & Empowerment

Placing women at the heart of bringing light to their communities, creating a place of learning, discovery and transformation for poor rural women living on less than $1.20 a day. who have never had access to formal education. A centre where indigenous wisdom and skills are celebrated and valued. Believing that access to light enables all development. Committed to catalysing transformation of poor rural communities, able to sustain and manage their own initiatives into the future, creating stronger civil society, better educational outcomes for their children and sustainable economic independence for women.


Barefoot college international

Find out about our international work as well as information on our mission, our methods, and the results of our decades of advocacy.

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Scroll through this gallery for pictures of our solar mamas, our projects and activities on Zanzibar.                                

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