November 2013: GloboSol introduces solar cooking technology and bio-mass stoves in Madhya Pradesh, India - Alec Gagneux, of GloboSol, spent several months at one of the Ekta Parishad ashrams in the city of Katni in central India. He demonstrated the value of using the simple technologies of solar cooking, solar food drying and bio-mass stoves. With the help of local craftspeople, the group assembled their own food dryers and solar cookers. During his stay, Alec met local residents who were willing to organize more demonstrations at local schools, intended to help draw the attention of local political leaders. Read more at:Report India 2013
January 2013: Scheffler reflector installed in Hinche, Haiti - Alec Gagneux helped facitate the construction of a Scheffler Community Kitchen at a workshop held in Hinche, Haiti from August 10th through October 15th, 2012. The first reflector was installed 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 be able to raise their standard of living. Read more about the project in French with a summary in English.