SHE launching solar cooker enterprise in Mexico and bringing relief to Mexico earthquake victims
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SHE launching solar cooker enterprise in Mexico and bringing relief to Mexico earthquake victims

SHE is excited to partner with Mexican solar cooking expert Lorena Harp to bring solar cooking to the rural women of Oaxaca State through a sustainable social enterprise. Lorena Harp has been promoting the HotPot and other solar… Read More

The HotPot Initiative in Mexico

Since 2003, SHE has been conducting solar cooking projects in rural Mexico, and this work continues today.   This article describes the history of our efforts — with local partners — to introduce solar cookers and provide training and… Read More

Introducing Solar Cookers in Tilori, Haiti

Since 2010, Solar Household Energy has collaborated with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to introduce integrated cooking technologies with solar ovens, parabolic solar stoves and fuel-efficient stoves as part of a larger regional reforestation program. The project is in… Read More

More HotPots for Sudanese refugees in Chad

A small solar cooker distribution and training pilot project in the Gaga refugee camp in Chad led to a larger effort. Both projects were managed under the auspices of and with funding support from the U.N. High Commissioner… Read More

Solar Cooking Project in the Dominican Republic

SHE’s joint solar cooking project with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the Dominican Republic, 2013. The use of coal as an energy source is a major cause of deforestation resulting in a negative impact on biodiversity. Promoting the… Read More

Solar cooking in Gaga refugee camp, preliminary analysis

The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) contracted with SHE to train 48 women (one of whom is pictured below) in the Gaga refugee camp in Chad to solar cook, and to distribute HotPots solar ovens for… Read More

Solar cooking in Gaga refugee camp in eastern Chad

Sixty women in the Gaga refugee camp in eastern Chad received solar cooking instruction in April through a Solar Household Energy project funded by the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR). The camp’s 20,000 residents are primarily… Read More

Solar Cooking in El Salvador

NEW RESEARCH RE-CONFIRMS ACCEPTANCE and BENEFITS of SOLAR COOKING Solar Cooking in El Salvador The global impact of cooking over open fires is noted and the benefits of solar cooking are summarized. The results of a project introducing… Read More

The World Wildlife Fund Nepal conducts trainings with HotPot

by Pat McArdle, Spring 2009 The World Wildlife Fund Nepal asked a representative of Solar Household Energy to travel to Nepal to train villagers and the staff of WWF Nepal how to use the 500+ HotPot solar ovens… Read More

Parade Magazine: Solar cookers are being used in refugee camps

Published in Parade Magazine, March 1, 2009 The Simple Tool That Saves Women’s Lives Before they got the solar cookers, female refugees often were attacked. A cardboard box is saving the lives of thousands of people in Africa…. Read More