SAFE Workshop & Humanitarian Energy Conference

On: March 1, 2019 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

Energy access is a critical and under-served need among the 134 million people in need of humanitarian assistance today. In July of 2019, the Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) Humanitarian Working Group will host two consecutive events – … Continued

A Look Inside Tsore Refugee Camp in Ethiopia

On: August 31, 2018 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

Women disproportionately bear the burden of firewood dependence – spending many hours exposed to household air pollution while cooking puts them at risk of chronic health problems, and the responsibility of firewood collection and cooking takes up valuable time and … Continued

Sevi ak Novorecho!

On: January 13, 2018 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

Kenbe chodyè a, chanje recho ! Sevi ak Novorecho ! Rele nou nan nimewo sa yo pou'w vinn achte pa'w la : 3702-2545, 3702-2546 oswa 3702-2544 A post shared by Novorecho (@novorecho) on Nov 24, 2017 at 9:09am PST

To our supporters: Thank you!

On: January 25, 2017 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

The holiday season is a time of celebration, a time for festive gatherings, special meals, and family togetherness.  In the midst of holiday shopping, travel and preparations for visits from family members, people take an extra moment to be kinder, … Continued

Request for Proposals: Ethanol Micro Distillery for Madagascar

On: January 23, 2017 | by: Project Gaia | in: Press Release

Clean Cooking Madagascar is seeing proposals for the supply of an ethanol pilot micro distillery sized from 2,000 to 5,000 liters/day. This is part of a national program. The successful proposer may be asked to provide additional distilleries once the program moves from pilot stage to scale-up. This program will support the scale-up of 100,000 ethanol stoves over five (5) years.

Beautiful, Hand-Loomed Scarf Sale to Benefit the FWFCA

On: December 7, 2016 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

This week, students from The Refugee Action Committee (RAC) and Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) at Gettysburg College are co-sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit Project Gaia and the Former Women Fuel Carriers Association in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  These beautiful, hand-loomed scarves … Continued

Gaia Team Attends SEED Africa Symposium and IOREC in Nairobi

On: October 6, 2016 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

During the week of September 26, 2016, the Gaia team travelled to Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the SEED Africa Symposium and International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition. Gaia’s team comprised of Desalegn Getaneh, Director of Gaia Association, and … Continued

Chido Munangagwa Presents at Gettysburg Rotary Club

On: August 26, 2016 | by: Project Gaia | in: News Other

Chido Munangagwa, our Business Analyst, recently delivered a presentation to the Gettysburg Rotary Club providing insights to recent events in her native Zimbabwe and discussing PGI’s work. Read the write up provided by Chris Kimple here!

Focus on India: A Move to Cleaner Fuels

On: August 12, 2016 | by: Project Gaia | in: Country Campaigns Energy News

With over 1.2 billion people, India is the world’s second most populous country. According to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, about 67% of households out of this massive population rely on solid biomass fuels for preparing their food. That means … Continued

Gaia Attends Africa Carbon Forum in Kigali

On: July 8, 2016 | by: Project Gaia | in: Carbon Finance Energy News Other

Gaia Association Director Desalegn Getaneh and Wubshet Tadele, Project Gaia’s Energy and Carbon Finance Consultant, recently attended the African Carbon Forum in Kigali. The Forum, hosted by the Rwandan government and organized by partners including UN agencies, the African Development … Continued

Invitation to Participate in Gold Standard Feedback Round

On: March 1, 2016 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

Project Gaia, together with Carbon Africa Ltd., would like to invite all stakeholders to participate in the Gold Standard Feedback Round for the Project Gaia Cookstove Programmes of Activities (PoA) for CPA0002 in Djibouti and CPA0003 in Ethiopia. There will be two feedback … Continued

Where We Work: The Jijiga Camps

On: December 21, 2015 | by: Project Gaia | in: From the Field

At this time of the year, the families we serve in the refugee camps are never far from our minds, which is why the donations from our year end appeal will go towards putting stoves into the Jijiga camps. Below … Continued

Humanitarian Workshop Announced: October 15, 2015

On: September 17, 2015 | by: Project Gaia | in: Other

Marking the Success of the “Clean Energy – Safe Energy” Program in the UNHCR Eastern Ethiopian Camps  A Humanitarian Intervention Serving Refugees from Somalia In honor of Gaia Association’s 10th year of refugee assistance in the Kebribeyah, Sheder and Awbarre Camps … Continued

Women: A Force Against Climate Change

On: July 29, 2015 | by: Project Gaia | in: From the Field Gender

On the road toward the upcoming 2015 UN Climate Change Conference, hundreds of organizations have been rallying to bring greater attention to the impact on women of climate change mitigation and adaptation. Women tend to be the most negatively impacted by the … Continued

Project Gaia and RRDO Launch CLEANCOOK Stove Pilot Study in Dadaab Refugee Camp

On: June 19, 2015 | by: Project Gaia | in: From the Field News Other

Relief, Reconstruction, and Development Organization (RRDO) and Project Gaia, in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), announced the launch of their pilot study of ethanol-fueled CLEANCOOK stoves in Dadaab refugee camp, Garissa County, Kenya. CLEANCOOK Sweden AB donated 100 of their double burner … Continued

Successful Panel on Clean Cooking Fuels at SE4All 2015

On: June 3, 2015 | by: Project Gaia | in: News

Members of Project Gaia attended the UN Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4All) in New York City from May 18 through May 21. The forum brought together NGOs, government officials, business persons, and investors in its initiative to address the “twin challenges … Continued