With the development and maintenance of biodigesters, the Biogas Program in Vietnam supports more than 790,000 people in over 45 provinces. Utilizing local labor and resources, the program harnesses biogas from animal waste to provide households with fuel.
In Cambodia, nearly two million rural households do not have access to safe drinking water. Hydrologic is providing access to clean water to more than 1 million Cambodian families by locally produced ceramic water purifiers.
In Laos, over 80% of households must boil their water to make it safer to drink. But with TerraClear’s manufacture and distribution of ceramic water purifiers, more than 8,400 rural households are connected with access to safe drinking water.
Nazava Water Filters is creating save and affordable drinking water for Indonesians. The filters reduce exposure to water born illnesses and help the environment by displaying wood and fossil fuels to boil water. Nazava reached over 250,000 people, working to scale up and support 1 million by 2020.
Hestian is working to make cleaner cookstoves a part of daily life in Malawi. The cookstoves are affordable and effectively reduce household air pollution which addresses environmental and health challenges in the country.
Rwanda needs affordable cooking technology that produces less smoke. Together with local entrepreneurs, Hestian is working towards increasing the impact of cleaner cookstoves in the country.
GERES is helping Cambodians access efficient cooking devices with the dissemination of over 2.5 million cookstoves. Besides reducing the pressure on natural forests, GERES supports a local network of stove producers and distributors in the country.
The Laos Improved Cookstove Programme is developing a market for cleaner, more environmentally friendly cooking options in Laos. Local producers receive training, while customers are saving on fuel and breathing cleaner air.