Coal Dust Briquettes for Nature Conservation

by Balochistan Environmental and Educational Journey

Summary

BEEJ will promote coal dust technology for conservation of natural resources in 20 villages in Balochistan to provide economic, social and environmental benefits to the poor inhabitants in the area.
$30
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

Musakhail is the most backward district of Balochistan. Majority doesn’t have clean drinking water, electricity, physical infrastructure and education facilities. Women cover long distances on foot to collect fuel wood. They will be provided with environment friendly coal dust technology. This will reduce green house effect, preserve forests & provide better economic conditions. The cost of fuel will be reduced from Rs 68/day to Rs 38 saving Rs. 30/day for these low-income families.

Solution

-Promotion of environmental friendly coal dust technology -Training of 10 ironsmiths and 10 community members in coal dust stove and briquettes manufacturing -Marketing of coal dust briquettes -Environmental education -Improving forest coverage

Long-Term Impact

-Batter environmental condition -Improved condition of women of the area -Creation of job opportunities -Green house effect minimization -Awareness raising about environmental protection -Improved living conditions reduction in poverty

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.beej.org.pk
Empower Consultant Limited

Organization Information

Balochistan Environmental and Educational Journey

Location: Quetta, Pakistan - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​www.beej.org.pk
Project Leader:
Syed Qurban Gharshin
Executive Director
Quetta, Pakistan

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