1771 ED Wieringerwerf,
E-mail: (nameatendofline)@xs4all.nl : bakensverzet
Incorporating innovative social, financial, economic, local administrative and productive structures, numerous renewable energy applications, with an important role for women in poverty alleviation in rural and poor urban environments.
"Money is not the key that opens the gates of the market but the bolt that bars them"
Gesell, Silvio The Natural Economic Order
Revised English edition, Peter Owen, London 1958, page 228
03.11 Description of the habitat and of the family homes in the project area.
Supply a detailed description of the means of cooking used, the fuel used for cooking, how it is obtained.
More women and children die every year from lung infections caused by smog in and around the family home than from all infectious illnesses and water-broine diseases put together . The smog is in turn mostly due to inefficient means of cooking,
Fuel for cooking is also often a major cause of financial leakage from a given project area and absorbs a large part of meagre family budgets. Where women and children collect firewood, this may take several hours and much physical effort.
Improved cooking facilitioes with local manufacture and distribution of mini-briquettes for the new stoves is therefore one of the basic services offered by the project.