Education and development

Catching Raindrops. ©UNESCO 1999
Catching Raindrops

Share this content:
Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

Related material that you
may also like:
Water resources Opens in new window
Water consumption Opens in new window
Resources conservation Opens in new window
Wells Opens in new window
Sustainable development Opens in new window

This film is about how the Barefoot College learnt and "unlearnt" the best possible low cost, long term solutions by trusting and having faith in the knowledge, skills and wisdom of rural communities.

'Catching Raindrops' shows the wisdom in India's century old water collection structures and how these must be revived to harvest rain and recharge the groundwater

on this subject: The Barefoot College

Place/region India, Asia and the Pacific
Type: Documentary
Production: Durga Khote Productions, producer ; The Barefoot College, India, producer. UNESCO, sponsor ; Deutsche Welthungerhilfe, sponsor ; Hivos, Netherlands, sponsor ; International Secretariat for Water, Canada, sponsor ; Plan International, United Kingdom, sponsor.
Published in:
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): M.0??
Rights/Droits: UNESCO

   LICENSING: for inquiries about licensing or requests for CD/DVD copies of this material, please contact the producer or the author directly. You may also wish to consult our FAQs 6 to 9

Request embed code for your website

Find Content
(OPTIONAL) Only in:
Audio recordings
Search by name of country or region