[barefoot and learning]

Topic: Development

More on the subject of educational experiments in the developing world: BBC News has a photo essay on Barefoot College, which teaches basic skills and provides basic services to poor Indians in rural villages. Favorite quote:

Bhanwar Gopal, an artist from the Barefoot College, prepares masks for plays and puppet shows with material from recycled World Bank reports.

“We keep getting these reports that no one reads, so we decided to put them to some use,” Mr Roy says.

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