A BIG success

I’m happy that I can announce today the probably biggest success of my work of the last years, fighting the use of traditional cooking stoves. The last months I went through an intensive selection and application process to receive a grant from the belgian development service ENABEL (former BTC) in the context of their „SDF – Skills Development Fund Rwenzori read more…

Bread and Pizza stove for the Massai

After more then a year I was visiting my friends from „Help for the massai“ again in Arusha. During my visit 2016 in their project area of Malambo, the home of the Tanzanian Massai, one of their volunteers constructed a bread baking and Pizza stove, according to my instructions and guidance. He did a great job and succeeded to set read more…

Help for two schools

Last week we were able to finalize the cooperation project with Welthungerhilfe Uganda. Two schools were equipped with brand new energy saving clay stoves. Lotome boys school with 700 pupils and Musas primary school with 450 students were handovered each 3 stoves from 100 to 200 litres. A very potential civil engineer as well as 5 young craftsmen were trained read more…

Collaboration with the Welthungerhilfe 2nd

After another week in Moroto, training the engineers of Welthungerhilfe, one can see the stoves. After many ups and downs, delays of materials and many other issues, we could successfully close that week with starting to build the chimneys. The coming week we will start the burning processes and train the staff on the schools. At this point pictures shall read more…

Collaboration with the Welthungerhilfe

After I haven’t written anything since months, it is time to update you on the newest development and my activities: In mid january I basically moved to Uganda to follow up several projects even besides the energy saving stoves. Nevertheless, my energy saving stoves have become more known in Uganda and the well established german NGO „Welthungerhilfe“ (WHH) asked me read more…

Tamugh – back to simplicity

Again no report from my side since month. But towards the end of the year I can report to you about my last commitment in the Western Region of Kenya. More precisley Westpokot on the western border from Kenya towards Uganda. Despite all political warnings according the Kenyan elections and the swearing-in of the new and old president Kenyatta, I read more…

Exceeded expectations

The expectations were even exceeded by far. Last monday the new kitchen for the holy dove vocational school could be put into operation. And the performance of the oven has also convinced the last critics and skeptics. Especially the chefs were more than surprised, how fast, hot and economic the stoves are working. The result of the first day was burnt Ugali read more…

1076 – One thousand seventy six

1076 stoves! One thousand seventy six stoves , built in only 6 month. Since my last visit in the highlands of south Tanzania, Julio and his team did an awesome cooperation on the tea plantations of Unilever, where they are growing the world famous Lipton tea. Unilever sponsored these stoves for around 45 villages, where their tea pickers are living. read more…

Better late than never

As you can see the last post of Kenya is already a long time ago. But I could manage to meet with some members of the group last week in Eldoret, Kenya. Our Christmas special allowed us to sponsor 44 stoves for widows and very poor families. But no one could have guessed which problems we are facing. From January till read more…

Last but not least

My final week has passed and I already travelled back to germany. But I want to show you the results of my work and share the adventures and good times I had in Uganda during my last days. I was also invited during my last week to spend a great day with the old Bishop Egidio, who is a great read more…