MSF works all over the world providing medical humanitarian assistance. The energy fueling this aid is unsustainable. Following our “do no harm” principals MSF needs to reduce its environmental impact.
Access to Modern Energy Challenges - DCHI & RVO 2020 Call to Action
Oxfam Novib: Leaving no one behind – co-creating new energy models that fit the (financial) reality of communities in rural areas and refugee settings in South Sudan and Uganda.
While energy drives development, it is not a luxury. To ensure access to energy for all, not just the lucky few, Oxfam wants to bridge the gap between where business traditionally stops, and humanitarian aid begins by working together to create alternative, sustainable models and strategies.
ZOA: Private sector involvement in renewable energy provision for Eritrean refugees in Tigray camps
Eritrean refugees in northern Ethiopia want to have a better access to sustainable energy and are willing to pay for a reliable service. ZOA is looking for private sector entities looking for new business opportunities.
UNICEF: Clean energy for the development of a bright Sudanese future
In Sudan – the third largest country in Africa – more than three million children are out-of-school. They live in remote villages, conflict-affected areas, or they lead a nomadic lifestyle. These boys and girls can’t wait to learn how to read, write and count.
Tearfund: Entrepreneurial youth to bridge the gap to energy access and its productive use in (post-) conflict and humanitarian settings
Help communities in (post-) conflict/humanitarian settings, in which we are already actively involved, transform through building our capacity to promote market-based renewable energy solutions employing youth in its supply and productive use.
Save the Children: Renewable Energy for Health Facilities in Humanitarian Settings
Power outages, working in extreme weather conditions and lack of refrigeration for vaccinations is hampering the quality health care for children in humanitarian settings.
Mercy Ships: What is needed to pave the roads to a healthier and more empowered Africa?
Imagine having a toothache so severe it becomes life-threatening, simply because the dentists in your country have not been properly trained. For those living in countries with little or no access to proper dental care, easily curable dental diseases can deteriorate into serious conditions.
Mercy Corps: Lowering the risk of private sector entry into displacement settings to create well-functioning, sustainable and clean energy markets for refugees
Mercy Corps is looking to explore the best ways to de-risk private sector entry into displacement settings to ensure increased access to energy products and services, whilst also providing choice for refugee and host community members.
Kaalo: Upgrading the Somalian cattle industry from a poor mans industry to the engine of change in Somalia
To change the nomadic way into a sustainable sector, whereby farmers are organized into cooperatives and the dairy camels are kept in a cattle farm. With improved feed made from fish waste and grain waste. This approach will revolutionize the cattle sector in Somalia into a thriving new industry.
Habitat for Humanity: Build Back Better with Ed and Gina Creating Local Markets for Low-energy Materials
Post-disasters, most families immediately start to self-recover with what is available to them in terms of access and affordability – How do we bring environmentally sustainable shelter materials to families that are self-recovering?
Dorcas Aid International: Getting biomass to be seen as sustainable solution in the energy transition in Africa
Modern cooking technology uses less fuel. Biomass obtained sustainably to produce these fuels locally contribute to environmental conservation while improving livelihood income, family health etc. But where is the commitment to overcome the barriers?
CARE: Empower Women to take their Energy Decision for a more resilient community in West Africa
Modern energy technology, like improved stoves, have been available and more profitable for over 25 years. However, they aren’t being used, as social norms prevent their introduction in parts of West Africa.