Barefoot Engineers : Solar Power, Rajasthan, India

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Choti Devi's (unseen) hired labourer looks on and agrees with Choti on the benefits of solar power as they harvests Bengal Gram from the field in Balaji ki Dhani, Bauli, Nagaur District, Rajasthan, together. Barefoot solar engineer Santosh Devi, who graduated from a  solar course in the Barefoot College in Tilonia, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India, had provided Choti Devi with solar power and lanterns improving their working conditions by allowing them to protect themselves from poisonous monsoon insects and work late in the fields. Photo by Suzanne Lee for Panos London