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Breakthrough in Kenyan Refugee Camps

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Solar Cookers International (SCI) has been sponsoring extensive solar cooking work in Kenyan refugee camps. More than 15,000 families have attended workshops and returned home with their own solar cooker. Thanks to a new cooker design, it costs only US$10 to supply each of these families with a solar cooker, a black pot, a supply of trial food, and instruction on how to use their new cooker. Follow-up visits have revealed a high level of use. Families report now that they no longer have to trade their scarce rations for firewood, and thus have more food left to eat.

This page pulls together all the photos and articles we have on these exciting developments:


Three refugee women proudly display their solar cookers.


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For more information, contact Solar Cookers International -- Tel: (916)-455-4499