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 >
Cecile’s Story from Rwanda
FAPDR, our local partner NGO in the Rwandan cookstove projects has recently conducted interviews of those beneficiarias who were the first to receive the improved cookstoves in Bugasera. We were interested in their experience using the stoves in the past months, hoping that we can hear some positive feedbacks. The first interviewee was Cecile,18 old, first… Read the full article >
Over 1,000 Stoves in Rwanda!
The number of stoves distributed in the first Rwandan project area has now passed the 1,000 stoves mark! Since implementation started earlier in the year, a total of 1,125 stoves have been delivered to communities in the Bugesera District, with more stoves on the way every 2 weeks, including another delivery today! With stove production… Read the full article >
Collecting New Stoves
The eagerly awaited stove delivery in Bugesera, Rwanda arrived on time at the end of last week, and families have been finding new ways to transport their stoves back to their houses! Here, the stoves are strapped on the back of bicycles to transport to the nearby village!
Communities Eagerly Await Today’s Stove Delivery
It’s another exciting day in the Rwandan District of Bugesera, as the next truck load of co2balance stoves makes its way out of the factory in Kigali, and into the villages in the Ngeruka Sector. After the success of the first delivery last month, where 225 households received a new stove, excitement is building amongst… Read the full article >
First Rwandan stoves arrive safely in the Project Area!
The first batch of stoves for our Rwanda project have now left the factory in Kigali and have safely arrived in our Project Area in the Bugesera District. Our Construction, Maintenance & Logistics Manager worked alongside the local team at the factory to ensure that all the stoves were completed to a high standard, and quality… Read the full article >