R.I.P. Dar Curtis, SHE co-founder
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R.I.P. Dar Curtis, SHE co-founder

Dear friend of Solar Household Energy, We are deeply saddened to pass on the news that Darwin O’Ryan Curtis, a co-founder of Solar Household Energy and leading figure in the solar cooking movement, died on Nov. 5 at age… Read More

2019 Annual Report Available Now

Dear friend of Solar Household Energy, For nearly two decades, Solar Household Energy has been a key player in the global solar cooking movement. We have developed innovative solar cooking technology, brought solar cooking to thousands across the… Read More

Solar Ambassador Bibiana Hernández demonstrates the Haines Solar Cooker

Bibiana Hernández, from the community of San Miguel del Valle, Tlacolula, Oax, has been using her Haines solar oven for 2 years and promoting it in her communities as part of the pilot project promoted by Solar Household… Read More

Inter Press Service highlights program in Oaxaca, Mexico

The Inter Press Service News Agency recently spotlighted SHE’s program efforts in Oaxaca, Mexico where the presence of solar cooking is strengthening communities and providing safe alternatives to wood-fire and gas cooktop methods. To see the coverage produced… Read More

Mother’s Day With SHE

This Mother’s Day, please consider giving the gift of solar cooking to mothers like Eva, featured below, to free them of the burden of cooking with dirty fuels on inefficient stoves. Household air pollution from dirty cookstoves causes… Read More

SHE Members Interviewed By Emerald Planet TV

On April 7, SHE’s Executive Director Sophie Lyman and SHE Board member Margarita Battle were interviewed by Emerald Planet TV. The first segment (min 1-13) is an introduction to solar cooking. In Segment 2 (min 16-29), Margarita discusses… Read More

Lunda Vicente, Friend of SHE, Has Survived Typhoid Fever

With great relief, we announce that Congolese refugee Lunda Vicente, a great long-time friend of SHE and solar cooking champion, has survived typhoid fever contracted in the recent cyclone Idai and resulting floods. Lunda is trapped in extreme… Read More

Thanks to SHE, Lorena Harp’s Solar Cooker Business is Flourishing

Thanks to your contributions to SHE, Lorena Harp’s solar cooker social enterprise in Oaxaca, Mexico, is flourishing. Over 150 women are benefitting from the Haines solar cooker they purchased for $25, while reducing deforestation and climate change. One… 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