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*'''February 2010: '''[ Introducing Clean Technologies] - ''The Financial Express''
*'''February 2010: '''[ Introducing Clean Technologies] - ''The Financial Express''
*'''July 2008:''' [ Save Environment: for you, for us and for general mass]
*'''July 2008:''' [ CA calls for austerity in power, energy use] - ''The Daily Star''
*'''June 2008:''' [ Bangladesh's Grameen Shakti wins Green Oscar] - ''Hindustan Times''
*'''April 2008:''' [ Grameen’s World Bank deal brings solar power to Bangladesh] - ''''

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Bangladeshi woman cooking in flood

Bangladeshi woman cooking during flood

  • July 2009: Terry Elliott reports that he and his wife Carole have been busy raising solar cooker awareness in the village of Boroudha, where Carole founded the Wear Surma Child Health Clinic in 1992. While at the clinic, the Elliotts became increasingly aware of health problems caused by traditional indoor cooking fires. Children are often burned in these fires, and the smoke causes respiratory illnesses. Firewood is also expensive, whereas solar energy is free. In addition to demonstrations at hotels and in the village, the Elliotts solar cooked a meal of fish, vegetable curry, lentils and rice for several local Rotarians. “To say that the group was impressed is an understatement … they are hooked!” says Elliott. The Rotary Club of Jalalabad in Sylhet has proposed to set up a workshop to manufacture 1,000 solar cookers and hire trainers to teach solar cooking in a number of villages in northeastern Bangladesh. The budget for the project is about UK £6000, and a matching grant may be requested from Rotary International.

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