Solar cookers for the school in Fiadanana

 
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Solar cookers for the school in Fiadanana

Solar cookers for the school in Fiadanana
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Solar water pasteurizers in action

Solar water pasteurizers in action
Solar water pasteurizers are a reliable (and cheap) way to make water safe to drink using the sun’s energy. Zahana recently introduced the solar water pasteurizers in both of our schools. (view small | med | large | orig)

Solar pasteurized water in poured into a cup

Solar pasteurized water in poured into a cup
The students in Fiarenana use the solar water pasteurizers to make their drinking water safe to drink in the school. (view small | med | large | orig)

Solar oven or solar box cooker

Solar oven or solar box cooker
The box (also called a solar oven) is another common model for a solar cooker. This picture was taken in the city of Antsirabe and the oven is mainly used to bake bread. (view small | med | large | orig)

Parabolic solar cooker in use iMadagascar

Parabolic solar cooker in use iMadagascar
This picture of one of the more common solar cookers (a parabolic solar cooker) was taken In Antsirabe. The rice cooking in this solar cooker will be eaten for lunch. (view small | med | large | orig)

Parabolic solar cooker in Madagascar

Parabolic solar cooker in Madagascar
This picture of one of the more common solar cookers (a parabolic solar cooker) was taken at an orphanage outside of the capital city of Antananarivo. Its main use is to cook rice, the main staple of Malagsay food. (view small | med | large | orig)

Side view of the parabolic solar cooker

Side view of the parabolic solar cooker
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Open fire cookstove in the village with rice pot

Open fire cookstove in the village with rice pot
Most cookstoves, especially in village as this photo taken in Fiadanan, do not have chimneys and the cooking smoke fills the room. Cooking smoke has been associated with respiratory problems. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mofo Gasy is a Malgasy specialty

Mofo Gasy is a Malgasy specialty
Mofo Gasy, a rice cake baked fresh from soaked rice with some sugar are made fresh and served as a breakfast treat. They are also sold in markets across the country. Zahana started in the summer of 2008 to provide one mofo gasy per child in the school to the students. (view small | med | large | orig)

Cooking pavilion next to the school

Cooking pavilion next to the school
An improved cookstove was built next to the school to introduce the idea of a more fuel-efficient cookstove (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Zahana

Antananarivo, Capital, Madagascar
http://zahana.org

Project Leader

Markus Faigle

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Honolulu, HI United States

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