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WFP's SAFE Initiative in Lesotho

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 10/18/2017

WFP's SAFE Initiative in Lesotho

Categories

Technology field of reference: cooking

Relevant sectors: Nutrition , Food security , health , protection

Population type: Schools

Category of funders: Not Available


Project Description

The Education for All Policy clearly specifies the government commitment to provide atleast one meal to kids; and construction of fuel efficient stoves is geared towards fulfilling this policy. WFP Lesotho first introduced the fuel efficient stoves in 2003, and in 2009 an improved version of the stoves was introduced in 111 primary schools. From from 2014 to date new cooking infrastructure is being put in place and 64 schools received new kitchens and store-rooms. Project activities include: 1. Provision of institutional fuel-efficient stoves to schools and improvement of cooking infrastructure (kitchens and storage rooms) 2. Trainings in fuel-efficient cooking methods 3. Protection training and sensitization

Location

Starting and ending date

From 01/01/2009

Number of beneficiaries reached through energy related activites or interventions

31.170

Names of implementing partners

The project is technically supervised by WFP with support from government

Funding sources

N/A