“While Apple CEO Tim Cook was busy revealing his business plans in India, a top Apple executive was in Rajasthan this week, visiting ‘solar mamas’ and a rural school where students were imparted lessons on iPads,” IANS reports.
“Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, Lisa P Jackson who reports directly to Cook, visited the non-profit The Barefoot College in Tilonia, Ajmer,” IANS reports. “Founded by social activist Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy, The Barefoot College trains rural women in assembling and manufacturing solar lamps, hence called ‘solar mamas.'”
IANS reports, “It also connects rural communities to solar, water, education, professions and advocacy to help communities and individuals take control of their lives and the well being of their communities.”
— Lisa P. Jackson (@lisapjackson) May 19, 2016
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