Stove Team International
StoveTeam assists local entrepreneurs to start factories using local labor and materials. These businesses produce safe, affordable, fuel-efficient cookstoves to replace dangerous open cooking fires.
StoveTeam’s model has been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Partnership for Clean Indoor Air Award for Developing Local Markets for our innovative approach creating local employment while improving health and reducing air pollution.
Recent Grantee News
Some time ago, thanks to a conversation at a wedding in Eugene, Oregon, Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot learned about the work of StoveTeam International. Meeting with the groups’ founder, Nancy Hughes, Sandy learned about the fact that much of the world’s population, particularly in economically deprived countries, still does its cooking on indoor […]