what you can do to spread solar cooking
solar cookers international (sci) in sacramento,
california is a mostly volunteer organization, and the spread of solar cooking
is basically people-to-people. that's why you can make a difference in many ways. thanks
in advance for doing your part. here is how you can participate:
- educate yourself - read the
documents presented here in the solar cooking archive and the
solar cooking archive wiki to gain a background knowledge.
build your own solar cooker and become proficient in cooking with it.
- advocacy - introduce solar cooking to people who can encourage its spread to
the people who need it most. urge leaders and policy makers to support sustainable energy
- become a member - our work depends on support from people like you.
http://www.solarcookers.org for more info.
- donate to the effort
donate online here
- friend-raising - help your
friends become friends of sci. if each of us gets one new member, our strength and
activities can double.
- solar cooking demonstrations
- at public events, for school children and youth groups, for special friends in your
home. with advance notice, sci can send display photos and brochures by surface mail.
- fun(d)-raising for sci - your
group or community can support sci, be listed in this newsletter as an organizational
member, and have fun too. creative events people have organized include community
solarbrations, sol food pot-lucks and sun runs.
- direct participation
- start your own solar cooking project in your part of the world. we have
everything you need to get started
- help with the solar cooking archive wiki
- help us make the wiki as comprehensive as possible. the wiki is
here and our list of tasks that
need doing is here.
- translating educational materials
- most of our educational materials have been recently updated in english, but not in
other languages. tell us what language(s) you are very fluent in and what you would like
to translate. we'll send the latest version to translate. if you can offer
assistance in translating pages from the solar cooking archive, please write
to webmaster tom sponheim.
- donate your computer skills -
help us make the solar cooking archive the most complete repository of solar cooking
information in the world.
- add a link to our materials
to your www pages.
- buy books - enter
amazon.com via this link and 10% of your purchases will be donated to
solar cookers international. this is possible via the amazon associates
program and a matching grant from microsoft.