Where We Work: The Jijiga Camps

On: December 21, 2015 | by: Project Gaia Team | 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




Women: A Force Against Climate Change

On: July 29, 2015 | by: Project Gaia Team | 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 Team | 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



Babington Technology, Inc. Donates Advanced Biofuel Stoves to Project Gaia, Inc. for Testing in Horn of Africa

On: May 22, 2015 | by: Project Gaia Team | in: Energy From the Field Press Release Technology

Collaboration with Government of Ethiopia, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) will place Stoves in Refugee Camps and Urban Settings Monday, May 18, 2015 For Immediate Release: United Nations … Continued



Food vs. Food and Fuel

On: March 13, 2015 | by: Project Gaia Team | in: Energy From the Field

Caveat Emptor “Ethanol?” The Home Depot sales clerk asked in disbelief. “Are you sure you don’t want propane? We don’t carry dangerous products like ethanol here.” With a glance at the power saw display, I thanked him for his recommendation … Continued






Meet Theresa

On: September 24, 2014 | by: Project Gaia Team | in: Case Studies From the Field

Meet Mrs. Theresa Ailenmoagboan. She is one of Nigeria’s most recent converts to the CleanCook alcohol stove. Nigeria is the economic hub of West Africa, but most of its population live below the poverty line and suffer from prevalent Household Air Pollution … Continued




An Experiential Education in Energy Poverty

On: July 20, 2014 | by: Project Gaia Team | in: From the Field News

For years, Project Gaia has partnered with Gettysburg College students and faculty on research projects. We have also tapped some of the brightest recent graduates and most promising students to work in our office and the field. Recently, we joined … Continued











Gaia Association leads Environmental Working Group at Ethiopian Civil Society Network on Climate Change Workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

On: April 29, 2011 | by: Project Gaia Team | in: From the Field News

Gaia Association participated in a two day exhibition and workshop held by the Ethiopian Civil Society Network on Climate Change (ECSNCC) on 19-20 April 2011 in Addis Ababa. Gaia Association -a clean fuels and cookstoves initiative – led the Environmental Working Group (EWG) of the ECSNCC, a group of six non-governmental organizations working to expand and develop sustainable, renewable energy technologies in Ethiopia.


Mekdes Ijigu, Assistant Project Coordinator of Gaia Association, attends Ethiopian Civil Society Network on Climate Change

On: February 8, 2011 | by: Project Gaia Team | in: From the Field News

Mekdes Ijigu, Assistant Project Coordinator of Gaia Association, recently attended the 2011 ECSNCC Forum, representing Gaia and the renewable energy implementing group. The ECSNCC is a venue for Gaia Association to share its experience with renewable household energy and disseminate project results to relevant stakeholders.