The 2020 Annual Report is here!
Category: solar cooking projects

The 2020 Annual Report is here!

Dear friends of Solar Household Energy, Thank you for your interest and support for SHE.  Without your contributions we would be unable to offer low-income and remote communities in developing countries comprehensive programs introducing efficient, clean-energy solar cookstoves… Read More

Scientific Day at UNDH/UDERS

Scientific Day at UNDH/UDERS Hinche, Haiti June 02, 2018 Watch the video from Scientific Day here… Scientific Day Synopsis Scientific Day began at 9 o’clock in the morning on June 2nd, 2018. The event took place in the… 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

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