Alec Gagneux, a resident of Switzerland, Has been involved with introducing solar cooking to Haiti. In particular he helped facitate the constrcution of a Scheffler Reflector Solar Cooker workshop in Hinche in 2010.
Recent news and developments
- January 2013: Scheffler reflector installed in Hinche, Haiti - Alec Gagneux helped facitate the constrcution of a Scheffler Reflector Solar Cooker workshop in Hinche from August 10, till October 15, 2012. The first reflector got installed just next to the workshop in front of the cafeteria of the education center. The students themselves installed the second reflector in an orphanage in the village of Dospalais. The students were supervised minimally in order to make the workshop as self-reliant as possible. They also received information about possible income generation approaches to raise their standard of living. The economic possibilities, and also the importance of family planning, were integrated into the education program. Read more of the project. A portion is English, but it is primarily in French.
Audio and video
- January 2003: Audio interview with Alec Gagneux