Updates from Rwanda

3 October, 2018 | Thomas Urry
Categories: CSR Projects, Rwanda

In September I had the chance to travel to Rwanda to spend time with our partners and visit the communities benefitting from our projects. Having made a brief previous visit to Rwanda, this was a great opportunity to spend more quality time with the team at FAPDR, who implement the improved cookstove projects, and Rwandans4Water… Read the full article >



CSR Project in Rwanda – Update on Impacts

29 November, 2017 | Thomas Urry
Categories: CSR Projects, Rwanda

In 2017, CO2balance has been building on its successful carbon offset projects in Rwanda by conducting a corporate social responsibility (CSR) project. Building on CO2balance’s work to provide communities with clean water in Gatsibo district, the CSR project has ensured that 4 primary schools have the facilities to make the best possible use of their… Read the full article >



Visiting the Rwanda Projects

2 March, 2017 | kellydorkenooco2
Categories: Rwanda

This month I had the chance to visit our borehole projects in Kayonza district, Rwanda. Accompanied by our partners Rwandans4water, I went to visit three boreholes that were rehabilitated under our programme. The photos below were taken at Mutembo where we met with the community leader, who described the tremendous impact of the borehole on… Read the full article >



Training and Maintenance in Rwanda

11 October, 2016 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Rwanda

As part of the continuous input mechanism, at Co2balance we closely monitor and regularly discuss the feedback of our stakeholders in the countries we operate. Following such discussions with our field team in Rwanda, we have come to the conclusion that currently there is an additional need for training on stove operations and replacement of… Read the full article >


Updates from the field – Kayonza

20 May, 2016 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Rwanda, Safe Water

In partnership with our international and in-country project partners we have completed the rehabilitation of 45 boreholes in Kayonza District in Eastern Rwanda. The project is a result of a successful cooperation of multiple actors, this time including engineering students from the local university, too. Government officials have also welcomed the project especially because the… Read the full article >


Project visit in Rwanda

1 February, 2016 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Rwanda

As the Rwandan borehole and cookstove projects expanded exponentially in the past year, January was time to visit our local project partners and review the results of a fantastic progress our partnership achieved in 2015. Together with the representatives of our Austrian partner organisation, Climate Corporation, we spent the last week travelling up-country to Gatsibo,… Read the full article >


The Taste of Clean Water

27 November, 2015 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Rwanda, Safe Water

When developing a borehole project, one might think that the hardest part is the physical rehabilitation and the siting of the boreholes. However there are many challenges which appear only in the second phase of the project, once the boreholes are providing safe water. We have met one of these challenges when some locals reported that the… Read the full article >



Cookstove LSC in Rwanda

5 October, 2015 | CO2balance
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Rwanda

On the 16th of September another successful Local Stakeholder Consultation took place in Gashora, Rwanda which marked the launch of a new cookstove projects in Bugasera sector. The projects will be implemented in the frame of a partnership between co2balance UK Ltd and Climate Corporation Emissions Trading GmbH, while the field activities will be facilitated by… Read the full article >