Project Gaia promotes clean, safe, efficient cookstoves powered by alcohol fuels. By providing access to sustainable fuels we hope to change the face of energy poverty. We work wherever people struggle to cook their meals.


  • 5 Years After the Haiti Earthquake, A Breakthrough

    Five years ago today at approximately 5pm, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti. Over three million of Haiti’s ten million people were affected, and over 230,000 deaths were reported. The earthquake put Haiti in the center of the humanitarian agenda- … Continued

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  • Getting to Know Dereje and Gaia Association

    Project Gaia, Inc. (PGI) has been working with its sister organization, Gaia Association (Gaia), on diverse projects for over a decade. I recently had the chance to talk with Dereje Petros, the Project Coordinator at Gaia, about this relationship, his … Continued

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  • Cookstoves Prevent Gender-Based Violence

    Imagine spending nine hours, three days a week, traveling five miles to find wood so you can cook food for your family. You search everywhere for wood to gather, but to no avail. Tired and hot, you finally come across … Continued

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  • Meet Nick Lorenz

    Meet Nick Lorenz, our December extern at Project Gaia. Nick is a sophomore at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He studies Arabic and plans on majoring in International Relations. This past summer, Nick taught English to middle school children in … Continued

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  • Clean Alcohol Stoves and Fuel at the 2014 American Public Health Association Conference

    November 18, 2014 Project Gaia joined 13,000 health researchers and professionals at the 2014 APHA Conference, November 15-19 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The team had the opportunity to present the following: Success of Alcohol Based Cooking Fuels for Reducing Household … Continued

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