Introducing  Solar Cookers in Tilori, Haiti
Category: solar cooking projects

Introducing Solar Cookers in Tilori, Haiti

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The Nature Conservancy (TNC) collaborated with Solar Household Energy (SHE) as part of a larger regional reforestation program. The project is in Tilori, located on the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic and on the boundary to… Read More

More HotPots for Sudanese refugees in Chad

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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

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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

A Solar Cooking Success Story in a Darfuri Refugee Camp

by Melanie Szulczewski A recent evaluation of solar cooker use in one Darfuri refugee camp shows significant improvements in families’ lives thanks to the acceptance and use of solar cookers. The Iridimi refugee camp, a camp of over… Read More

HotPots Aid Flood Victims In Tabasco, Mexico

by Richard Stolz, Spring 2008 Last November, one of the worst floods in Mexico’s history ravaged the southern state of Tabasco, displacing hundreds of thousands of residents for several weeks. In addition to the devastation caused to homes,… Read More