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Solar Mamas

  • Aired: 11/05/2012
  • 56:46
  • Expires: 11/05/2019
  • Rating: TV-PG
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.
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