I’ve been lucky enough in my lifetime to have met a handful of truly inspiring individuals.
Regardless of religion or culture, these unique men and women have a way of re-affirming your faith in the fundamental goodness of humanity.
Henry Twinemasiko belongs in this category.
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
Born to a very poor family, orphaned at a young age, Henry Twinemasiko is providing hope and education to 1,650 schoolchildren in this remote corner of Uganda.
Henry’s next mission is to bring clean-burning biomass fuels and green technology to the schools and the community’s 15,000 inhabitants.
At The Charcoal Project we are proud and humbled to be Henry’s partner.