Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly wins 2009 Gabriel Award

July 23rd, 2009

“Religion & Ethics Newsweekly” has won the 2009 Gabriel award for “Television: Short Feature- National Release” for “Barefoot College in India.” The Gabriels are sponsored by the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals.

Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro traveled to the Indian state of Rajasthan for a look at one man’s efforts to bring sustainable development to rural areas of the developing world by teaching hundreds of village women how to install and maintain solar energy. Watch the feature here.

Executive Producer for Religion & Ethics Newsweekly is Arnold Labaton. Host: Bob Abernethy. Religion & Ethics is produced by WNET.ORG.