Rain forest communities receive energy-saving stoves

Monday, 03 April 2017 08:27
Rain forest communities receive energy-saving stoves Obal Ofem, Caritas Nigeria

Caritas Nigeria in collaboration with the Calabar Centre for Justice & Peace Initiative (CCJPI) is working with nineteen rain forest communities in the Oban corridor of the Cross River State National Park to distribute energy-saving cook stoves to its rural dwellers.

The Energy-Saving Cook-stoves Project (name of program), is geared towards:

  1. Reducing deforestation and conserving the forest in the Nigerian rainforest belt; and
  2. Minimizing the number of people who die from smoke inhalation.

Technical partner for the project is iceed, a company with technology for producing the innovative energy-saving and environmentally-friendly stoves for tropical communities in Africa.

So far about 14 communities have already benefited from the intervention.


We work with the poor, vulnerable and excluded, regardless of race or religion


Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, 

Plot 459 Cadastral Zone B2, Durumi 1,

P.O.Box 11253, Garki, 

Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

Telephone:  +234-8113942132

Email: info@ccfng.org


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