Project: Promoting cleaner, healthier and more environmentally friendly method of cooking meals


Project Status: Finished in 2020


Overview

The project helped prevent deforestation and improved the health of 21 females and their families while addressing public health issues at the community level. The participating females were organized into two women groups and worked collaboratively throughout the project.


The project was implemented in 2 villages:

Golden Stream and Indian Creek


Key activities and deliverables

 105 people from 21 households gained access and learned to build to a firewood-saving stove. 

To improve health and nutritional intake, the group members also participated in 18 lessons, 6 cooking demonstrations, planted 600 fruit trees and and received a food basket. 


348 households were reached with health and environmental messaging provided by the women groups.

The groups also organized 4 community clean-ups.

87,281 people were reached on social media with project updates. 

 



Synergies

During project implementation, HPPBZ collaborated with:

  • Representatives from Village Councils
  • Community Health Workers from the Ministry of Health and Wellness

Time Frame

Start: March 2020 

End: November 2020

Duration:  9 months



This project was funded by