Category Archives: BEEP REF


How clean cookstoves are helping improve grades in Uganda

Ever seen Derek Sivers’ Ted Talk on How To Start A Movement? You know that lone nut that is dancing at the concert before a second nut joins him, and then, a third, and fourth, and so on? Well, that’s how we’re feeling right now.

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Postcard from Rubaare: A man, a problem, a solution.

In researching the fuel briquette solutions, we discovered there were multiple options available and no decision tree on how to choose between them.  The Charcoal Project team spent the first six months researching and talking to developers, implementers, manufacturers and others with experience in the field.

Our research eventually led us to Isaac Owor, founder of EnviroCoal, a fuel-briquette manufacturer based in the capital, Kampala.


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