Solar cookers for the school in Fiadanana

by Zahana
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Feb 22, 2010

Good news about solar cookers

Dear friends,

We wanted to send you a quick update about a very exciting development. The inventor of the blazingtube solar cooker generously offered by the end of last year to donate a large number of his innovative solar cookers and water pasteurizers to Zahana. We are very grateful, and this wonderful donation gives us the opportunity to expand the focus of our activities beyond solar cookers for the school in the future.

In January the first cookers were successfully produced in China. While we were in the process of figuring out the intricacies of shipping to Madagascar the devastating earthquake hit Haiti. With a dire need for water that is safe to drink the inventor decided to donate and ship most of the solar water pasteurizers and solar cookers to Haiti.

But since he is committed to support Zahana as well, at this very moment a few solar cookers and solar water pasteurizers are en route to Madagascar on a cargo ship. We have included a link to a Hawaii TV newscast about the water pasteurizers. Ihanta, Jeannette and Markus

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Zahana

Location: Antananarivo, Capital - Madagascar
Website: http:/​/​zahana.org
Project Leader:
Markus Faigle
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Honolulu, HI United States

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