SWEPA Live Interview with ASTRO TV AWANI

September 21 2017 at precisely 9 PM, SWEPA and it’s committed members represented a turn of events for this organization when  it was aired live in an interview and a video that showed the beginnings and progress of Barefoot Solar Project. SWEPA’s global and most successful ‘solar mama’, Tarihing was asked the question, ‘ Weren’t you […]

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3D Live Portraiture Fund-Raising Project in aid of SWEPA Barefoot Solar Project 2.0 Phase 2 – SWEPA Enriche Programme

The dynamic team of ‘the ladies in red’ forming the Sabah Women Entrepreneurs & Professionals Association (SWEPA) hosted an Appreciation dinner for donors and sponsors of the 3 D Live Portrait Fund- Raising Project in aid of SWEPA BAREFOOT SOLAR PROJECT 2.0 Phase 2 – SWEPA ENRICHE PROGRAMME , held in Shangri – La Rasa […]

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Homecoming Party & Pre Launch of REW Building

Saturday September 17 2016, was a day to remember and go down in history as yet another milestone turned by Swepa bringing back successfully two grandmas from Barefoot College, Tilonia, India as Sabah’s 2nd and 3rd respective ‘solar engineers’. It is Swepa’s pride and joy to see Gining and Rusni join the pioneer ‘solar engineer’, […]

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Second Bomba Heli Airlift Success – THE JOURNEY

“Like what they say, in any expedition, it’s the journey that makes the difference, not the destination.” – John Kong Around 3.30pm, 7 of us assembled at the residence belonging to SWEPA Barefoot Project Chairlady, Datin Jeanette Tambakau. And who were we? We were Datuk Aminah Ambrose (SWEPA Vice President), Ursula U (SWEPA member), and […]

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Building a Rural Electrical Workshop: a summer spent in Kampong Sungai Magandai, Malaysian Borneo

During the summer of 2016, a group of young people from around the world volunteered with Raleigh International in Kampong Sungai Magandai to deliver a rural electrical workshop (REW) in partnership with Sabah Women Entrepreneurs and  Professionals Association (SWEPA), Barefoot College, Government of India, Tan Sui Lin Foundation, Sabah Energy Corporation, Sabah Government, Mouawad,Asian Forestry […]

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