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Call for Comments – Potential Grant Competition for Fuel-Efficient Cookstove Distribution in Kenya


This is a Public Service Announcement brought to you by the good people at Winrock and USAID:

The United States Agency for International Development and Winrock International are soliciting Expressions of Interest (“EOIs”) in support of a possible 18-month, $1 million USD (maximum) grant award (or awards).

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VIDEO: How the woodfuel shortage is affecting East African schools & community


This short YouTube video is based on an interview I did in June with Henry Twinemasiko, the director of the REF schools in Rubaare, Uganda, (visit our project page) who appealed to us six months ago for help in bringing energy efficiency and renewable fuels to his school district. Henry is a tremendously inspiring and committed man and together we have a plan to cut the schools woodfuel consumption (and the associated costs), and generate revenue for the schools by converting the region’s agricultural waste into fuel briquettes for the school and the community. We have also began with our … Continue reading

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