Bunker Roy

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Birthday
2, 1945
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
India

About

Indian social activist who founded the 'Barefoot College' in 1972 to help the rural poor support themselves.

Before Fame

Witnessing the plight of the poor in the 1960s Bihar famine inspired him to work to better their lives.

Trivia

His Barefoot College taught people with high tech skills how to improve their communities.

Family Life

He married fellow activist, Aruna Roy, whom he met in college.

Associated With

Muhammad Yunus is another well-known activist who works to empower the poor.