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Catching Raindrops
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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/country: India,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 19 minutes
Credits: Durga Khote Productions (publisher), The Barefoot College, India (publisher), UNESCO (producer), Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (producer), Hivos, Netherlands (producer), International Secretariat for Water, Canada (producer), Plan International, United Kingdom (producer),
Published in: 1999

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