Why Poverty?

Solar Mamas

Season 14 Episode 4 | 56m 46s

Rafea is 30 years old with four children and a husband who is eager to take a third wife. She is a Bedouin woman living in a small Jordanian village close to the desert. With encouragement from the country's Ministry of Environment, she leaves her village for the first time to go to the Barefoot College in India to train to become a solar-energy engineer.

Aired: 11/05/12

Expires: 11/05/19

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?