Solar Ambassador Bibiana Hernández demonstrates the Haines Solar Cooker
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Solar Ambassador Bibiana Hernández demonstrates the Haines Solar Cooker

Bibiana Hernández, from the community of San Miguel del Valle, Tlacolula, Oax, has been using her Haines solar oven for 2 years and promoting it in her communities as part of the pilot project promoted by Solar Household… Read More

Inter Press Service highlights program in Oaxaca, Mexico

The Inter Press Service News Agency recently spotlighted SHE’s program efforts in Oaxaca, Mexico where the presence of solar cooking is strengthening communities and providing safe alternatives to wood-fire and gas cooktop methods. To see the coverage produced… Read More

Mother’s Day With SHE

This Mother’s Day, please consider giving the gift of solar cooking to mothers like Eva, featured below, to free them of the burden of cooking with dirty fuels on inefficient stoves. Household air pollution from dirty cookstoves causes… Read More

SHE Members Interviewed By Emerald Planet TV

On April 7, SHE’s Executive Director Sophie Lyman and SHE Board member Margarita Battle were interviewed by Emerald Planet TV. The first segment (min 1-13) is an introduction to solar cooking. In Segment 2 (min 16-29), Margarita discusses… Read More

Lunda Vicente, Friend of SHE, Has Survived Typhoid Fever

With great relief, we announce that Congolese refugee Lunda Vicente, a great long-time friend of SHE and solar cooking champion, has survived typhoid fever contracted in the recent cyclone Idai and resulting floods. Lunda is trapped in extreme… Read More

Thanks to SHE, Lorena Harp’s Solar Cooker Business is Flourishing

Thanks to your contributions to SHE, Lorena Harp’s solar cooker social enterprise in Oaxaca, Mexico, is flourishing. Over 150 women are benefitting from the Haines solar cooker they purchased for $25, while reducing deforestation and climate change. One… Read More

SHE demonstrates solar cooking at New Hope Academy, Hyattsville, MD

SHE is partnering with Heather Daniel’s “The New Hope project” New Hope Academy’s “The Gambia project” to train students at New Hope Academy to train students in The Gambia in solar cooking when they travel there this summer,… Read More

SHE’s 2018 Annual Report is here!

Dear friends, The 2018 Annual Report is here! Your financial contributions this year supported solar cooker social enterprises in Haiti, Mexico, Uganda and Kenya, new ventures in The Gambia and Puerto Rico, advances in solar cooker research and… Read More

Addressing donation issues

Dear friends,   Last Tuesday we sent out an appeal for donations on Giving Tuesday. Since then, thanks to several of you who came forward about your unsuccessful attempts to donate, we looked into these issues and address… Read More

On Giving Tuesday, give the gift of solar cooking to those in need!

Giving Tuesday Dear friends, Please join us this Giving Tuesday in empowering people like Esther, featured below, to escape poverty, disease, and environmental degradation thanks to solar cooking. Nearly half the world population relies on three-stone fires or… Read More