Nazario Saint Louis – My Experience with Dirty Cook Stoves in Haiti
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Nazario Saint Louis – My Experience with Dirty Cook Stoves in Haiti

My name is Nazario Saint Louis and I am excited to be contributing my efforts as an intern for Solar Household energy. I am originally from Haiti and have experienced my fair share of dirty cookstoves. When it comes… Read More

Olivia Alland – My Experience with Dirty Cook Stoves in East Africa

Hello, my name is Olivia Alland and I am excited for the opportunity to be interning with SHE this summer. I want to introduce myself and share some of my experiences regarding dirty cook stoves, as well as… Read More

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

Meet Our Trainees. Norma Lupe, Oaxaca, Mexico.

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

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