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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Phone Repair & Radio Station – Why the ECOCA is more than a stove

In May we met one of our very first beneficiaries, Bajura, a man living in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, Yumbe, Uganda.   Since receiving his ECOCA back in 2020, he has established a phone repair & radio business, based on the solar panel and the cabinet. At our visit he shows us around his station and 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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Phone Repair & Radio Station – Why the ECOCA is more than a stove

In May we met one of our very first beneficiaries, Bajura, a man living in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, Yumbe, Uganda.   Since receiving his ECOCA back in 2020, he has established a phone repair & radio business, based on the solar panel and the cabinet. At our visit he shows us around his station and 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 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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NOW CLOSED – Crowdfunding: Female Empowerment with Sustainary

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FUNDRAISING: PESITHO & THE GORILLA HABITAT

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Local Solutions to Local Problems – Caritas & Pesitho