26
Sep
09

A self sustained community in India

Tilonia is better known as the ‘Barefoot College'(because people who come to train literally couldn’t afford shoes), which has been drawing all its electricity from the sun since 1986. The college was designed to be a self-sustained community that generated its own power, supplied its own water, recycled its waste and also train people from different parts of the country to replicate the same model in their villages. This college covers around 82,349 sq km with 110 villages and 100,000 inhabitants.

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