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We are thrilled to announce that Vibrant Village has selected StoveTeam International as a recipient of support! This generous donation will be invested in StoveTeam’s new stove factories. Read More..
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..