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The cookstove models selected for this project are partially pre-manufactured for consistency but are installed in a brick and mortar body constructed by trained community members. Their pitch was impressive — saying that while they lived in a remote area with no municipal services, they saw an opportunity to make their living from the land and resources around them, avoiding migration to the city or to the United States.

They were promised a fertile area with well-equipped infrastructure, but instead found a challenging mountainside with high winds, limited water, and very poor road access. Comunitaris forest provides resources and bi0diversity, such as honey bee habitat, that are critical to survival. Chico and his family have benefited from the stove for eight months now, greatly reducing their fuelwood use and indoor air pollution in the home.

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Clean cookstove supplies sourced locally. Even if cojunitaria is just to the nearest city, the actual movement of family members is really a means to an end.

His is the first of 60 cookstoves we plan to build in the community of El Tarral — projects made possible only by your donations and support. These dedicated individuals work with community members throughout the entire process to create stoves that meet their specific cooking needs.

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David, one of forestera youth group leaders and a champion for agricultural and economic empowerment, highlighted the struggles to develop and work their land with less than ideal infrastructure and climate.


Don Marcos defends his land and his people during the Guatemalan civil war.

Overview of community history and economic development realities and challenges Agroforestry crops and production Apiculture bee keeping best practices Cultural and social exchange with community members Some notable highlights were the tours of the honey production and beekeeping project, which included a visit to the colonies and sampling of the honey straight off the honeycomb.

Community engagement improves comunitari local support network around the cookstoves.

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In addition, stoves are built using local materials. We want people to improve their livelihoods while protecting forests. Recently, I had this conversation with a group of young men from a rural village near Escuintla, Guatemala. He was happy and proud to offer his house as a training ground for the group of young men in his community, who look to him as an elder and a teacher.

If you would like comuhitaria help us build clean cookstoves in Guatemala, or would like to learn more about the importance of this project, click the button below. These high-value crops, including coconuts, cashews, citrus, coffee, and cacao, are providing an important source of income to young farmers while promoting natural resource conservation.

Families invest in the stove by providing a portion of the materials needed as well as investing time in helping to construct the stoves. To learn more about our Clean Cookstove Program click here.

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Another key part is to strengthen the capacities of its member organizations, to achieve conservation and sustainable productive use of natural resources. A team effort to build this stove. Inthis included men and women. You should continue to offer it and other similar trips.

Cooking is a very personal tradition in Central America, so new technologies must be able to cook the same foods, with the same fuels, in the same amount of time as the traditional designs if they are to be accepted by all members of society. Our projects are not comnitaria unless local people are involved each step of the way. In the future, TWP hopes to be able to bring groups here at least once a year.


They have formed a youth group in their community that is taking on migration by seeking new, local income generating opportunities. Community leader, David leftand myself on our cloud forest hike. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This woman in southern Guatemala uses her clean cookstove that was built last year to make tortillas forewteria her family.

During our most recent visit to Guatemala, we saw this model in action. It is accelerating due to the difficulties that come with rapid population growth, rising energy demand, massive crop losses from the effects of climate change, and organized crime and violence reaching alarming levels along this tiny string of countries.

The forest is made up of rare hard and softwoods and old growth trees that are critical to the ecosystem and habitat, but also a prized commodity for selective cutting by the timber industry. Marco and Nati with their new cookstove. This was the first Work Tour experience to this community and, by all accounts, a very successful endeavor. We also enjoyed visiting the tree nursery and pineapple fields, which have expanded seven-fold in just the last couple of years, from an original total of 5, plants to over 35, total plants.