Stop Cookstoves from Killing in South Sudan

by Hope Ofiriha
Jan 8, 2013

Wood Clay stove is saving lives in Omilling

Agnes Idiongo; a beneficiary
Agnes Idiongo; a beneficiary

We wish you a happy new year 2013!

Thanks for your recent generous gift to Stop Cookstoves from Killing in South Sudan project. Your committed to help the needy to get out of poverty is really appreciated by our trustees and those will benefit most – the children!

Wood clay Stove is very important to protect women from fire burn and toxic oxygen. Cooking with wood clay stove will improves girls’ and women’s health, and reduces the danger of beneficiaries to contract lung disease.

In October 2012 Agnes Idiongo has been sent by HO for skills training for wood clay stove production, be trained in a small kiln building in Kajjansji - Uganda. The duration of the training will be three months; the logic is; she will share her acquired skills with women in south Sudan.  This project has a potential for income generation for local women!

The beneficiaries are very eager to see this project progressing. They need your help to train more women in wood clay stove production.

While our communities had just started to adjust from the shocks and devastation of prolonged civil war, they were yet met by airstrikes and ground assaults launched against South Sudan in the bordering states by Sudan armed forces and militant allies. This brought more unnecessary displacement, vulnerability, anguish and human suffering.

Life in the South Sudan – Sudan bordering states became unbearable as cost of living steadily skyrocketed. While two nations have signed a deal to promote peaceful coexistence, the impact of recent conflict include Abyei has caused humanitarian needs to the affected people.

We therefore, request our partners to continue their support to Hope Ofiriha and more importantly to the needy and vulnerable groups in the communities. We look forward to working with all of you in 2013.

May I take this opportunity to wish our donors and partners a very happy, peaceful and prosperous New Year 2013!



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Hope Ofiriha

Location: Oslo, Norway - Norway
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
William Logai Ochieng
Oslo, Oslo Norway

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