Cecile’s Story from Rwanda

23 October, 2014 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Case Study, Improved Cookstoves, 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 >



Travel Preparations

9 May, 2014 | elliekowalski
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Rwanda

Nothing can beat getting out into the villages where our projects have been implemented, and seeing the projects in action first-hand! Being based in the UK and implementing our projects, we often hear stories, see photos and receive reports about how successful the projects are from our local partners and in-country staff. . . but there… Read the full article >



“Umuganda”

28 March, 2014 | elliekowalski
Categories: Rwanda

CO2balance has been working in Rwanda for several years now, and as a company, we really enjoy learning about the unique cultures and practices of the country. . . Tomorrow is the last Saturday of the month. Here in the UK, people may be planning to go shopping, take a day trip, or perhaps see… Read the full article >


Over 1,000 Stoves in Rwanda!

21 March, 2014 | elliekowalski
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, 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 >



Preparation in Rwanda

21 February, 2014 | elliekowalski
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Rwanda

After a very successful first distribution of stoves in our Rwandan Improved Cook Stove Project, preparation has got underway for the next delivery. Above, our locally recruited Community Project Officers start working on plans for getting the next 450 stoves into the households. . . this will be a busy month for them, as another… Read the full article >




His Excellency welcomes CO2balance Project

21 January, 2014 | CO2balance
Categories: CO2Balance, Rwanda

                     Suzanne and Ellie from co2balance, along with our Climate Corporation partner, have recently had the pleasure to meet the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda to the UK. At a recent meeting in London, co2balance shared their experiences in Rwanda and the details of our latest project, and received a great response! As… Read the full article >


Manufacturing underway in Rwanda

3 January, 2014 | CO2balance
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Rwanda

The manufacturing of our first batch of Rwandan stoves is well underway in the factory in Kigali. Once the stoves are completed, they will be transported directly to the communities, where families will be able to start the New Year with their new efficient cook stove!