Fuel Efficient, Life Saving Stoves for 40 Families

 
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Fuel Efficient, Life Saving Stoves for 40 Families

Fuel Efficient, Life Saving Stoves for 40 Families
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Smoky old stoves are a health risk

Smoky old stoves are a health risk
Indoor woodsmoke causes long term chronic respiratory problems for the children of these indigenous communities. (view small | med | large | orig)

Before the stove

Before the stove
Traditionally cooking was done over 3 stone fires like this one, which are dangerous and unhealthy. (view small | med | large | orig)

Starting the stove

Starting the stove
Local tradesman helping build stove in his mother's house. (view small | med | large | orig)

GVI volunteer helping in family home

GVI volunteer helping in family home
One of the first stoves to be built by GVI volunteers in Guatemala. (view small | med | large | orig)

The finished item

The finished item
A better height for a safer cooking environment with a contained fire and smoke going out of the chimney. (view small | med | large | orig)

The chimney

The chimney
These chimneys effectively take the smoke outside transforming the atmoshpere inside the houses. (view small | med | large | orig)

The fires

The fires
Varying sized holes, a larger cooking area and fuel efficiency make these stoves highly practical on top of their health benefits. (view small | med | large | orig)

Catalina's family with their finished stove

Catalina's family with their finished stove
This stove has made a huge difference to this family's life. (view small | med | large | orig)

Finished stove

Finished stove
Photo from Progress Report 'Energy Efficient Stoves - 5 years on' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Thanks to 60 donors like you, a total of $6,268 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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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Project Leader

Ross Deans

St Albans, Herts United Kingdom

Where is this project located?

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