5* Luxury Meets 5* Sustainability

28 February, 2014 | lloydarcher
Categories: Kenya

This week I was fortunate enough to be invited to Mara Bushtops, a safari camp located in a private conservancy on the edge of the Masai Mara National Reserve. The aim of the visit wasn’t rest and relaxation but to understand the types of environmentally friendly initiatives they have already implemented and discuss ways that… Read the full article >



Laying the Foundations in Baringo

13 February, 2014 | lloydarcher
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

co2balance joined new partners World Vision on a field trip to Baringo Country in Kenya at the beginning of the week to consult with various stakeholders about the up coming micro-scale cookstove projects. The trip included representatives from World Vision Australia, WV Finland as well as WV Kenya and started with a visit to households… Read the full article >


Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Conference

4 February, 2014 | CO2balance
Categories: Conferences, Improved Cookstoves

Part of the co2balance team spent today attending the National Clean Cookstoves and Fuel Conference in Nairobi, Kenya hosted by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. The Alliance’s goal is to catalyze the adoption of clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by households through a market-based approach that will achieve the following objectives: Reduce household… Read the full article >



Jambo!

21 January, 2014 | CO2balance
Categories: Kenya

Having been in Nairobi for about a week now I can safely say that the weather here is much nicer than back in the UK, but I’m not here to get a winter suntan! The main aim of my trip is to interview and select someone for the role of Project Development Coordinator to be… Read the full article >


New Year, New Faces

3 January, 2014 | CO2balance
Categories: CO2Balance, Rwanda

The new year not only brings new stoves to families in Rwanda but also a new colleague into our Nairobi office. The deadline for applications closed on the 1st of January 2014 and the level of applications has been very high. Keep following to see who will be unveiled as our new Project Development Coordinator…..


Early Stove Development 2012

13 December, 2013 | CO2balance
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

Over the last year co2balance have been developing ways to create efficient cook stoves in the countries they work in. The aim is to have defined parameters that allow Artisans to build stoves that perform reliably. Stephen Borman has been working with the Kenyan office to source local materials that are suitable for Improved Stoves…. Read the full article >