More HotPots for Sudanese refugees in Chad
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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

Meet Our Trainees. Norma Lupe, Oaxaca, Mexico.

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To cook for her family of five, Norma Lupe used to use a combination of gas and firewood – consuming more than 10% of her meager income. Firewood was cheaper than gas, but would take backbreaking hours to… Read More

Why Solar Cooking?

Imagine each time you cook being equivalent to smoking two packs of cigarettes, and collecting backbreaking firewood that only last a few days just to cook a meal. Meet a few of SHE’s trainees to see solar cooking in… Read More

TEDx Talk: Food & Communication- Recipes for Development

Inspired by her experience living in the Ivory Coast, SHE co-founder, Louise Meyer, explains in this TEDx Talk why solar cooking offers so many benefits – making lives cleaner and more efficient.

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 and health

by Darwin O’Ryan Curtis, Boiling Point Magazine No 52, December 2006 Solar cooking technology has been around for decades, but has been poorly understood and has not been widely disseminated. Here are some ideas on what solar cooking… Read More

Gendered Sights and Health Issues in the Paradigm of Biofuel in Sri Lanka

by Anoja Wickramasinghe, ENERGIA News vol. 4 nr 4, pp.12-14, December 2001 In Sri Lanka, biofuels are the primary source of energy and account for nearly 66% of the annual energy consumed. Annually nearly 10 million tons of… Read More