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Being a national NGO, the '''EMACE Foundation''' has acquired substantial local knowledge and sensitivity to ensure that our activities benefit those intended, as we are in constant interaction with the government of [[Sri Lanka]], the private sector, and other NGOs and community-based organizations. We have built a significant network, with local as well as international support.
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Being a national NGO, the '''EMACE Foundation''' has acquired substantial local knowledge and sensitivity to ensure that our activities benefit those intended, as we are in constant interaction with the government of [[Sri Lanka]], the private sector, and other NGOs and community-based organizations. We have built a significant network, with local as well as international support.
 
 
   
 
==Recent news and developments==
 
==Recent news and developments==
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*'''February 8, 2014:''' A solar box cooker demonstration was held in Awkane NWP in [[Sri Lanka]] for rural women. Eleven [[box cooker]]s were sold. Mainly women will use the cooker to dry excess farm products such as lime.
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*'''January 2013: EMACE continues to promote solar cooking with rural villagers''' - Fifteen [[solar box cooker]]s will be distributed at the completion of a training workshop to be held in the Bolgoda Lake catchment area in the western province of [[Sri Lanka]]. The project was developed with a partnership with the Lake Biodiversity Project funded by the Global Nature Fund (GNF). Three additional programs are scheduled with other development non-profit organizations in northern and eastern locales for re-settlement villagers.
 
*'''January 2013: EMACE continues to promote solar cooking with rural villagers''' - Fifteen [[solar box cooker]]s will be distributed at the completion of a training workshop to be held in the Bolgoda Lake catchment area in the western province of [[Sri Lanka]]. The project was developed with a partnership with the Lake Biodiversity Project funded by the Global Nature Fund (GNF). Three additional programs are scheduled with other development non-profit organizations in northern and eastern locales for re-settlement villagers.
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*'''October 2011:''' The foundation began teaching solar cooking in 1995, and has taught over 3400 individuals to date, and has distributed over 1100 solar cookers.
 
*'''October 2011:''' The foundation began teaching solar cooking in 1995, and has taught over 3400 individuals to date, and has distributed over 1100 solar cookers.
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[[File:Sri_lanka_solar_cooking_event.jpg|thumb|Workshop participants observing solar ovens in action. Trincomalee, November 2009.]]
 
[[File:Sri_lanka_solar_cooking_event.jpg|thumb|Workshop participants observing solar ovens in action. Trincomalee, November 2009.]]
 
*'''November 2009:''' A workshop on "Renewable energy at village level" was held in Trincomalee on November 25, 2009 at Grace Church vocational center, for 100 newly-resettled families under the sponsorhip of a local NGO. [http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100109060614/solarcooking/images/c/cc/EMACE_Solar_workshop_Dec_2009.pdf More details here].
 
*'''November 2009:''' A workshop on "Renewable energy at village level" was held in Trincomalee on November 25, 2009 at Grace Church vocational center, for 100 newly-resettled families under the sponsorhip of a local NGO. [http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100109060614/solarcooking/images/c/cc/EMACE_Solar_workshop_Dec_2009.pdf More details here].
   
*'''April 2009:''' [http://www.islamonline.net/servlet/Satellite?c=Article_C&cid=1157365898565&pagename=Zone-English-HealthScience/HSELayout Sri Lanka's Sun in a Box!] - ''Islam Online''
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*'''July 2004:''' [http://www.onislam.net/english/health-and-science/nature/438959 Sri Lanka's Sun in a Box!] - ''On Islam''
   
 
*'''July 2004:''' The EMACE Foundation continues its efforts to spread solar cooking in Sri Lanka, particularly war-torn northern and eastern regions. Workshops were recently held in the Vavuniya district and orders for 50 solar box cookers were filled. Twenty parabolic solar cookers ― designed and provided by [[Dominic Michaelis]] of [[Solar Energy Ltd.]] ― were also distributed. According to EMACE, “Women in particular are benefiting from the cookers as they enable them … to spend more time away from cooking and to save money otherwise spent on firewood. Many have used the extra time and money to start their own micro-businesses ― some have even used the cookers themselves to gain extra income by selling cakes and sweets prepared in them.” Demand for cookers among these communities is currently outstripping supply. EMACE is looking for additional support to assist with production and transport costs. EMACE recently began to produce its own solar box cookers, helping to keep costs down and ensure the project’s viability.
 
*'''July 2004:''' The EMACE Foundation continues its efforts to spread solar cooking in Sri Lanka, particularly war-torn northern and eastern regions. Workshops were recently held in the Vavuniya district and orders for 50 solar box cookers were filled. Twenty parabolic solar cookers ― designed and provided by [[Dominic Michaelis]] of [[Solar Energy Ltd.]] ― were also distributed. According to EMACE, “Women in particular are benefiting from the cookers as they enable them … to spend more time away from cooking and to save money otherwise spent on firewood. Many have used the extra time and money to start their own micro-businesses ― some have even used the cookers themselves to gain extra income by selling cakes and sweets prepared in them.” Demand for cookers among these communities is currently outstripping supply. EMACE is looking for additional support to assist with production and transport costs. EMACE recently began to produce its own solar box cookers, helping to keep costs down and ensure the project’s viability.
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Being a national NGO, the EMACE Foundation has acquired substantial local knowledge and sensitivity to ensure that our activities benefit those intended, as we are in constant interaction with the government of Sri Lanka, the private sector, and other NGOs and community-based organizations. We have built a significant network, with local as well as international support.

Recent news and developmentsEdit

  • February 8, 2014: A solar box cooker demonstration was held in Awkane NWP in Sri Lanka for rural women. Eleven box cookers were sold. Mainly women will use the cooker to dry excess farm products such as lime.
  • January 2013: EMACE continues to promote solar cooking with rural villagers - Fifteen solar box cookers will be distributed at the completion of a training workshop to be held in the Bolgoda Lake catchment area in the western province of Sri Lanka. The project was developed with a partnership with the Lake Biodiversity Project funded by the Global Nature Fund (GNF). Three additional programs are scheduled with other development non-profit organizations in northern and eastern locales for re-settlement villagers.
  • October 2011: The foundation began teaching solar cooking in 1995, and has taught over 3400 individuals to date, and has distributed over 1100 solar cookers.
Sri lanka solar cooking event

Workshop participants observing solar ovens in action. Trincomalee, November 2009.

  • November 2009: A workshop on "Renewable energy at village level" was held in Trincomalee on November 25, 2009 at Grace Church vocational center, for 100 newly-resettled families under the sponsorhip of a local NGO. More details here.
  • July 2004: The EMACE Foundation continues its efforts to spread solar cooking in Sri Lanka, particularly war-torn northern and eastern regions. Workshops were recently held in the Vavuniya district and orders for 50 solar box cookers were filled. Twenty parabolic solar cookers ― designed and provided by Dominic Michaelis of Solar Energy Ltd. ― were also distributed. According to EMACE, “Women in particular are benefiting from the cookers as they enable them … to spend more time away from cooking and to save money otherwise spent on firewood. Many have used the extra time and money to start their own micro-businesses ― some have even used the cookers themselves to gain extra income by selling cakes and sweets prepared in them.” Demand for cookers among these communities is currently outstripping supply. EMACE is looking for additional support to assist with production and transport costs. EMACE recently began to produce its own solar box cookers, helping to keep costs down and ensure the project’s viability.

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The EMACE Foundation
PO Box 96, Moratuwa 10400
Sri Lanka

Tel: +94-11-2612837 / 0 777 913393, 072 7 913393
Fax: +94-11-2610080

Email: emacefoundation@gmail.com

Web: http://www.emacesrilanka.com, http://www.bolgodalakesrilanka.com, and http://www.srilankaecolabelling.com

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