The story of the barefoot engineers

Wired UK: In a remote village in northwestern India, a rural college aims to lift people out of poverty by passing on traditional knowledge and skills. The Barefoot College, based in Tilonia, relies on peer-to-peer learning to train locals to become engineers, communicators, accountants and more, using simple technologies such as mobile phones and personal computers (PCs). Now, it is getting ready to open its first branch in Africa. "It's a model that people understand, it's not complicated. It respects......

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