Provide Clean Energy for Rural Poor in Tanzania

by EcoVentures International

Summary

Build the capacity of the rural poor to utilize and generate income from alternative and renewable fuel technologies such as fuel briquettes and bio-gas systems.
$1,230
total raised
29
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

Lushoto, Tanzania, is a rural, agricultural area with high rates of unemployment and disease. Waste from the town market is a primary source of disease, as well as polluted air from burning coal for energy. Working with the rural poor, particularly women, to utilize and generate income from alternative fuel technologies will help create needed jobs and provide households with clean energy for lighting and cooking, while promoting improved health outcomes and sustainable livelihoods.

Solution

With local government support we will provide the rural community with technical training and complementary business and market development services in utilizing alternative energy sources as well as generating income and interacting with the market.

Long-Term Impact

The project will serve the entire Lushoto population in terms of disease control and energy services. The local government may adopt alternative fuels as a long-term solution to provide sustainable energy and job opportunities to its citizens.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

EcoVentures International
Lushoto Health and Sanitation Department
ARTI Compact Biogas System

Organization Information

EcoVentures International

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.eco-ventures.org
EcoVentures International
Project Leader:
Lauren Frederic
Washington, DC United States

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