Hard piece of work

After 4 days of controlling the welder, my scrapper was ready. I had to run up and down the hill 3 times per day, from the construction side to the welders workshop, to see if everything is going right. I always had some tears in the eyes, because the Haitian craftsmanship can be quite rough. The material had to suffer read more…

Time is running

Two weeks are already over. Two weeks we were able to finalize a lot, but there are still some main parts missing. In Haiti it is not really that easy to find the required materials. If you find them the quality is often very low. The last week i spent with organizing, searching and finding materials for the chimney, the read more…

First week

After the first week we were able to do most of the masoning works on our way to finalize the construction of the incinerator cooker. To place a final layer of a fire- and heat proof cement on top of the stove, some fires clay bricks were necessary. Something you won’t find in Port-au-prince. Maybe somewhere in the province, but read more…

Reunion in Carrefous Feuilles

Three month after leaving Haiti, I am finally back to Port-au-Prince, Carrefour Feuilles. This area was one of the places which were mostly destroyed by the earthquake in 2010. Officially it is a so called red zone, which means most NGOs are only allowed to be here during day time, and diplomates are not even allowed to come here. My read more…

Ready for take-off

After I had a really complicated travel to Paris, I am finally sitting in my plane to Port au prince, ready to leave. Let’s hope that the airline is not like the German train DB, which had a delay of 4h, on a 5h trip! Will report after landing…

Haiti the 2nd

First of all, I wish everybody a Happy New Year. A little bit late, but better late then never. I also want to welcome you to our new website EnergySavingStoves.org After a couple of weeks of vacations and recovery, I started my next trip back to Haiti today. I am starting from my winterly hometown, where I visited my parents. read more…