Last updated: 27 May 2016
The Gaga Refugee Camp is located in Chad and serves Darfuri refugees.
News and recent developments
- January 2015: More HotPot solar cookers for the Gaga refugee camp in Chad - The Lutheran World Foundation, now in charge of environmental activities in Gaga refugee camp, wishes to partner with Solar Household Energy (SHE) to expand the HotPot project with 2,500 more HotPots—enough to cover 80% of households. Based on the success of the earlier HotPot project in Gaga refugee camp, SHE is also exploring options to introduce solar cookers in Burkina Faso refugee camps. See also: Refugee camps
- March 2011: SHE continues to actively promote solar cooking in East Africa and Lain America - Solar Household Energy (SHE) was commissioned to test acceptance of the HotPot solar oven in the Gaga refugee camp in eastern Chad. It shelters 20,000 people from Darfur in Western Sudan. Patrick Fourrier, a French solar cooking expert affiliated with Bolivia Inti Sud Soleil, completed the first phase of the project last month. He will also ensure that local support systems set in place to encourage continued use of the solar ovens are working effectively.