09 Jan '12, 12pm

Heart to hearth: Darfur Stoves Project’s Andree Sosler makes survival sustainable

Heart to hearth: Darfur Stoves Project’s Andree Sosler makes survival sustainable

Grist is proud to present the Change Gang -- profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we've written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you'll have heard of; most you probably won't. Know someone we should add to the Change Gang? Tell us why. Call it the bright side of globalization: progressive solutions midwifed by transnational interconnections. From her office in Berkeley, Calif., Andree Sosler, executive director of the Darfur Stoves Project , coordinates the distribution of cheap, clean, super fuel-efficient cooking stoves to women in the Darfur region of Sudan. Designed by Berkeley scientists, partially manufactured in Mumbai, India, and assembled in Sudan, the stoves vastly reduce the amount of time and money Sudanese women have to spend obtaining firewood and cooking food. Dubbed...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/living/2012-01-09-darfur-stoves-proj...

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