Our work

How is Pesitho’s work practically implemented?

 

How is the ECOCA integrated in families daily life?

 

How is the technology developed by us, used by the people in need?

 

 

 

On this page you can find the major projects and campaigns that we are currently operating with or are supporting through providing ECOCA cooking units to the specific project.

Our current main projects

As of latest, PESITHO has been awarded the Journey 2 Scale grant, issued by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund and Elrha.

The financial support will be used to realize a set of goals that we set for our local production facilities and retailer network in Uganda, which we are working on to expand in collaboration with our partner MercyCorps.

The Journey 2 Scale Grant

The Journey 2 Scale Grant by HIF & Elrha The joint efforts of PESITHO and Mercy Corps are going to be supported by HIF & Elrha to expand the production and retail network of ECOCA cookstoves at the local assembly in Bidibidi, Uganda Back in September 2020 PESITHO applied for the Journey 2 Scale grant, Read More

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Together with Caritas Uganda, Caritas Denmark and Care Denmark, PESITHO is part of the Camp+ initiative aiming to establish the world’s first fully sustainable refugee settlement in Kywangali, Uganda.

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“I would buy a second one” – coffee farmer from Rakai

Interview from our visit in Rakai in May 2021. We met with one of the beneficiaries who purchased an ECOCA through the local coffee cooperative partnership.   Together with CIDI we established a partnership with a local Coffee Cooperative in Rakai District in Southern Uganda, where coffee farmers, local producers and members of the cooperative Read More

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PESITHO supports the initiatives by Gorilla Habitat to preserve the endangered Mountain Gorilla in the Virunga Mountains in Uganda. 

Our engagement in the project consists of both supporting local communities to a healthy and sustainable lifestyle through access to clean cooking facilities, as well as preserving the endangered gorilla species through prevention of deforestation for fire-wood supply.

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“I would buy a second one” – coffee farmer from Rakai

Interview from our visit in Rakai in May 2021. We met with one of the beneficiaries who purchased an ECOCA through the local coffee cooperative partnership.   Together with CIDI we established a partnership with a local Coffee Cooperative in Rakai District in Southern Uganda, where coffee farmers, local producers and members of the cooperative Read More

Further Projects & Updates

You can get information on recent updates on all the projects above, as well as further activities we are engaged in from our blog, which is updated weekly.

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“I would buy a second one” – coffee farmer from Rakai

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Malawi Pilot – 230 ECOCA’s with WFP

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“I used to spend 10-15k on firewood a week” – ECOCA saves time & money for Mariam and her family

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Handwoven mats – How the ECOCA gave rise to Rose’s business

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SDG 1 – No Poverty

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