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Bunker Roy:
Learning from a barefoot movement

TEDGlobal 2011 · 19:07 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Bunker Roy: Learning from a barefoot movement
19:07 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 42 languages

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.

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