India: Grandmothers electrify rural communities
Roy is the social entrepreneur and founder of the Barefoot College and has been championing a bottom-up approach to education and empowering rural poor since 1972.”
My favorite quote from Bunker: “[W]hy not invest in women, older women, mature women, gutsy women who have roots in the village and train them?”
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