Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda

 
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 10 months ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has received 5 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    We did it! Fuels, Cookstoves and now Solar Lights
    By - Sylvia Herzog and Kim Chaix - Project Leaders
    Dear Friend- We did it!  Thanks to your generosity on Global Giving, you helped us raise $30,000, making it possible for us to transition the Rubaare Educational Foundation in Uganda to clean cookstoves and sustainable fuels!   Access to clean tech and green fuels means the school can now offer more...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    24 Months after Global Giving Project Launch
    By - Sylvia Herzog and Kim Chaix - Project Leaders
    Dear Friend- Two years ago, we set out to raise $30,000 USD to help pay for better fuels and cooking technologies for six schools in southwestern Uganda in desperate need of energy efficiency. As of the writing of this letter, we are $1,000 USD short of the funds needed to complete this phase of the project. But given your...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    New Stoves for a New School Year
    By - Sylvia Herzog - Chief Operating Officer
    Dear Friends and Supporters, Last time we checked in, we were poised to install institutional stoves at the Rubaare Educational Foundation’s main campus.  Well, we are happy to report that the new stoves have been installed and are now operational.  The students are currently on holiday, but when they return...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    Custom Cookstoves for REF Schools in Uganda
    By - Sylvia Herzog - Project Leader
    Dear Friends: Last time we were in touch our friends and partners at the Unitarian Church in Summit New Jersey had successfully raised $7,600 for our Clean Fuels and Clean Cookstoves project in Rubaare, Uganda.  (Thank you again, Unitarians! You are awesome!) So what did we do with the money? Believe it or not,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    New clean cookstoves for Rubaare Educational Foundation
    By - Sylvia Herzog - Chief Operating Officer
    We are very happy to report we’ve made significant progress with the institutional stove project at the Rubaare Educational Foundation schools in Uganda.  During the month of February, the Unitarian Church of Summit New Jersey pledged all the proceeds from their Sunday collections towards the purchase of...
    • 2 years ago
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    • David
      David Excellent, good to hear things are going well!
      • 2 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has received 20 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    TCP Year-End Update
    By - Sylvia Herzog - Chief Operating Officer
    Dear Friends and Supporters-   This year has been an exciting year for TCP and our friends in Rubaare, Uganda.  Kim and I are happy to announce that TCP has just formed a collaboration with MIT D-Lab called the Harvest Fuel Initiative.  Starting with initial funding of $100,000 from the D-Lab...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    We are deliriously happy about the future!
    By - Jean Kim Chaix - Rrgional Director, Virunga Fund Inc.
    As I write to you, our very own Sylvia Herzog has probably landed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on a whirlwind East Africa tour that will eventually take her to visit our BFF and REF school director, Henry Twinesmasiko. Sylvia's detour through Tanzania is not to check out the sights in Zanzibar. She's actually on her way to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    Next Stop? A Better Stove.
    By - Jean Kim Chaix - TCP co-Project Leader
    Dear Friends, First, a note of gratitude. Since launching our effort a year ago on Global Giving, a total of 77 people like you have donated 94 times to raise a combined $7,810 for our Biomass Energy Efficiency Project in Rubaare, Uganda. Although the largest donations have come from the team effort of the student body at...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    Update on Rubaare - June 2012
    By - Sylvia Herzog & Kim Chaix - Project Leaders
    Dear Friend and Supporter: Last time we touched base, Kim had just returned from Africa and had exciting news about the progress of our project at the Rubaare Educational Foundation in Rubaare, UG.  This time we are happy to announce, that based on your excellent response to our appeal and some fundraising by the Seven...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    Postcard from Africa's Green Energy Frontier
    By - J. Kim Chaix - Director
    Postcard from Africa’s Green Energy Frontier I returned just a few days ago from visiting our project and partner in Uganda, just in time to submit this update for the Global Giving Matching Day, Wednesday, March 14th. I was in Rubaare to check on the progress of the first phase of our clean tech/renewable fuel...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has received 87 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sylvia
    Sylvia With the help of Seven Bridges Middle School in Chappaqua, NY, we have raised enough to build the production shelter for REF. We will report back in March after Kim Chaix visits the schools again.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    Rubaare Update: Production Shelter Needed
    By - Sylvia Herzog - Chief Operating Officer
    Dear Friend and Supporter- Thanks to your support, our Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda project is well under way.  You will recall that we initiated fuel-briquette production at the Rubaare Educational Foundation (REF) in the fall. Now that the students are back from winter break, the school will begin...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    Rubaare Update: Briquette Production Underway
    By - Kim Chaix and Sylvia Herzog - Project Leaders
    Dear Friend and Supporter- We’re thrilled to share with you the latest update on our project in Rubaare, Uganda.  Thanks to your generous donations in August we were able to help the school start its fuel briquette program this month. Isaac Owor, our fuel briquette expert in Uganda, spent 10 days in Rubaare...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda posted a progress report
    Rubaare Update: Meet Isaac
    By - Sylvia Herzog - Project Leader
    Dear Friend & Supporter: If you’re like me, you file your important emails in folders in Outlook or Gmail or whatever email client you use. All of my emails relating to our Uganda project go into a folder called "Rubaare." I had to go back into my "Orphans" folder – where all worthy requests get...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sylvia
    Sylvia A typical day in the life of a Rubaare student at REF. Walk with Henry through the classrooms to see how they meet their challenges: http://youtu.be/SH12XhqJ-Xg
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sylvia
    Sylvia This excellent video, from the World Bank, highlights the problem of the lack of fuel in subsaharan Africa and possible solutions: http://youtu.be/t9HyAD0NoJY
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jean Kim
    Jean Kim Here is a video of Henry Twinemasiko talking about what inspired him to create REF. Look at the link: http://youtu.be/AeqafussOVU
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jean Kim
    Jean Kim Check out this link of Henry Twinemasiko, director of REF, talking about the Rubaare project: http://youtu.be/BuGFlZ0lvI0
    • 3 years ago
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  • David
    David Very happy to see such a promising project taking place in Uganda! Finding an alternative type of charcoal is the future of Africa. Great project!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Clean Fuels and Cookstoves for Schools in Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Project Leader

Sylvia Herzog

Mount Kisco, NY United States

Where is this project located?

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