"Gas" to Gas: From Farm Waste to Renewable Energy

 
$10,480
$0
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Remaining

"Gas" to Gas: From Farm Waste to Renewable Energy

"Gas" to Gas: From Farm Waste to Renewable Energy
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Beneficiaries of biodigester installation

Beneficiaries of biodigester installation
Biodigesters can provide recycled energy to fuel this family's cooking and lighting needs. (view small | med | large | orig)

A key player in biodigester health

A key player in biodigester health
Manure from pigs and cows is funneled into the biodigester, which then sanitizes the waste into fertilizer. This process that creates biogas that can be used for cooking. (view small | med | large | orig)

Clean, healthy crops

Clean, healthy crops
Biodigesters decontaminate animal manure, which can then be used to safely fertilize a family's crops. Biodigester use on rural farms greatly diminishes the risk of E. coli and other illnesses. (view small | med | large | orig)

Stove is ready for cooking!

Stove is ready for cooking!
Photo from Progress Report 'The biodigesters are working!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Installation Complete

Installation Complete
Photo from Progress Report 'A Model for Neighboring Farmers to Replicate' (view small | med | large | orig)

Running piping to the house

Running piping to the house
Photo from Progress Report 'A Model for Neighboring Farmers to Replicate' (view small | med | large | orig)

"Gas" to Gas: From Farm Waste to Renewable Energy

"Gas" to Gas: From Farm Waste to Renewable Energy
Photo from Progress Report 'A Model for Neighboring Farmers to Replicate' (view small | med | large | orig)

EARTH volunteers & staff with finished biodigester

EARTH volunteers & staff with finished biodigester
Photo from Progress Report 'EARTH's recent trip to install biodigesters in Guancaste' (view small | med | large | orig)

Gustavo and sons help run gas piping to house

Gustavo and sons help run gas piping to house
Photo from Progress Report 'EARTH's recent trip to install biodigesters in Guancaste' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Michelle Hamner

Atlanta, Georgia United States

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