Supporting Rural Youth and Women in Kakamega,Kenya

by Sustainable Development For All-kenya
Supporting Rural Youth and Women in Kakamega,Kenya
Supporting Rural Youth and Women in Kakamega,Kenya
Supporting Rural Youth and Women in Kakamega,Kenya
Supporting Rural Youth and Women in Kakamega,Kenya
Mar 23, 2020

Use of Briquettes

Some of the briquesttes made by women
Some of the briquesttes made by women

Our aim has always been to tranform rural communites into better livelihoods. Our initial entery is usually helping communities transition into using solar energy for lighting and charging mobile phones.  We then help the communities set up various income generating projects from money saved from no longer purchasing kerosene. When communities are empowered, then often demand other renewable energy technologies, espcially to help them have clean cooking.

Early this year, we worked with groups on women to train them on how to make clean cooking briquettes, which can be used for cooking instead of the dirty charcoal or firewood. The women can be able to make the briquesttes from various organic matter easily available in their farms. We trained 35 women on the benefits fo switchign to use clean energy for cooking.

As we expand this initiatve, we aim to help the women acquire better cooking stoves and some of the women groups to set up biogas for cooking.

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Sustainable Development For All-kenya

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Twitter@sdfakenya
Sustainable Development For All-kenya
Evans Wadongo
Project Leader:
Evans Wadongo
Chairman & Executive Director
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Find another project in Kenya or in Economic Growth that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.