Tag Archives: Sustainable Resources

Himalayan Rocket Stoves keep the fire burning in Community Halls and Mei-Ramew Cafes with minimal firewood

In many of the indigenous communities from Meghalaya and Nagaland, firewood continues to be the main source of fuel to power houses. Alternate fuels like charcoal, which are burnt in small metal stoves are seen as secondary to firewood while the use of natural gas and electricity is irregular in many homes owing to high expenses. Continue reading

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Local Resources, Local Technologies. Sustainable Renewable Source of Energy

In this day and age where everything we do depends on electricity, a short interruption in power can create a disturbance to be lost in a moment of darkness. In Meghalaya, people living in the remote villages are still constrained … Continue reading

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