Oaxaca, Mexico
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Oaxaca, Mexico

Success! Lorena Harp’s solar cooker business in Oaxaca, Mexico, is now flourishing. Guided and supported with your contributions to SHE, Lorena based her entrepreneurial efforts on the social enterprise of promoting solar cooking, and is growing the business… 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

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SHE’s HotPot project in Gaga refugee camp, Chad highlighted by Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology

The Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science and Technology published an article on SHE’s solar cooking project in Gaga refugee camp entitled “Solar Cookers in Africa supported by Lutheran World Federation and other partners,” highlighting the HotPot solar cooker’s… Read More

SHE participates in STAR-TIDES

Thanks to our passionate volunteers, SHE promoted solar cooking at STAR-TIDES (Sharing to Accelerate Research – Transformative Innovation for Emergency Support) at George Mason University for three days in early October. The Executive Director gave a 25-minute presentation… Read More

Over 45 solar cookers donated to Oaxaca earthquake victims

Lorena Harp, SHE’s solar cooker entrepreneur in Oaxaca, joined forces with local NGOs Xquenda and Yoo Beñe, to donate over 45 Haines solar cookers to earthquake victims in Asuncion Ixtaltepec. These solar cookers were provided at a heavily… Read More

Mexican social enterprise starts manufacturing solar cookers locally

Having proven there was a demand for Haines solar cookers in rural Oaxaca communities, Lorena Harp, supported by SHE, is gearing up to sell more solar cookers. She is in the process of locally manufacturing Haines solar cooker… Read More