‘Sost Gulicha Free’ Communities – Adapting CLTS to cookstoves in Ethiopia

12 June, 2019 | Amie Nevin
Categories: Ethiopia, Improved Cookstoves

CO2balance are currently supporting the distribution of improved cookstoves throughout the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region in Southern Ethiopia with our partner, Vita.  As part of an initiative between Vita and the CLTS Foundation, a pilot project is being implemented in 2 communities in Mirab Abaya and Arba Minch Zuria, focusing on adapting the… Read the full article >



Eritrea Cookstove Monitoring 2019

10 May, 2019 | Ilona
Categories: Eritrea, Improved Cookstoves

CO2balance and project partner Vita, an Irish NGO, are in the fourth year of conducting monitoring for two cookstove projects in northern Eritrea. The region in which the stoves are based is the Anseba region, named after the Anseba river which passes through the region. Majority of the region is at high altitude with varying… Read the full article >




VCS Issuance Kenya Cookstoves 2018!

2 December, 2018 | Ilona
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

This year, CO2balance have successfully issued over 30,000 VERs under VCS (now Verra). This applies to efficient cookstove projects in Kenya located in the constituencies of Mathira, Eldoret East, and Keiyo district. The issuance comes 7 years after the initial distribution of cookstoves in these areas. Among the stoves that were distributed was the Carbon… Read the full article >




Impacting Lives in Maungu

15 November, 2017 | co2mosesmaina
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

In the Coastal region of Kenya in Shimba hills Carbon zero has distributed over 10,000 energy efficient cook stoves. The stove beneficiaries highly appreciate the many social, health and economic impact that the stoves have had in their lives. The stoves have also led to the protection of the Shimba hills forest that was under… Read the full article >



Transforming Rural Livelihoods

5 October, 2017 | co2mosesmaina
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

The Carbon Zero Kenya Aberdares ICS project started in the year 2011, with 10,200 stoves being distributed. Since then company invested in community awaress creation that so locals embrace the use the ICS thus moving from using 3-stone stoves (traditional stoves) to carbon zero improved cook stoves. Speaking to various stove beneficiaries the Carbon Zero… Read the full article >


Giving Power to Rural Women

23 September, 2017 | co2mosesmaina
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

With the support of Australian High Commission in Kenya in the 2015 Carbon Zero Kenya partnered with a women group (Umeme women group) in Western Kenya in Kisumu West to produce 900 cook stoves and sell them within the community. The women were empowered with skills in stove production and marketing. The aim of the… Read the full article >