StoveTeam Blog

01 Aug

Rex Foundation Supports Health Study

Some time ago, thanks to a conversation at a wedding in Eugene, Oregon, Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot learned about the work of  StoveTeam International. Meeting with the groups’ founder, Nancy Hughes, Sandy learned about the fact that much of the world’s population, particularly in economically deprived countries, still does its cooking on indoor open fires, fueled by wood and brush. The consequences are horrific on numerous fronts: the fires frequently cause catastrophic burns to children and adults, and the particle-laden smoke causes health problems from respiratory disease to cataracts. Read More..

06 Mar

The Hospital Salvage Project

So this is post isn't about stoves, but I was so moved when I read this letter from a member of my Rotary Club that I wanted to share it with you. It's another great example of what people in their 'encore' years can do to make a difference. Read More..