International Day of Rural Women

By Amy Hay

Today we celebrate the UN’s International Day of Rural Women. The theme is “Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All”, and highlights the essential role that rural women and girls play in the food systems of the world. From production of crops to processing, preparing and distributing foods, women’s labour – paid and unpaid –…

Month 1 at DelAgua – Monica Keza

By Amy Hay

Month 1 at DelAgua Getting back into formal employment after 3 years of self-employment was both exciting and frightening. However, I had prepared mentally to get back into employment and to handle all the challenges that came with it. I was open to anything believing that the universe would bring me something fulfilling. Then I…

World Gorilla Day 2021

By Amy Hay

World Gorilla Day 2021. Today is World Gorilla Day. It’s a day that means a lot to all of us in Rwanda, the home of the Mountain Gorilla, the world’s most endangered ape. Only about one thousand remain in the wild making it one of the most endangered animals on Earth and they are on…

East Africa Climate Action Awards 2021. Climate Neutral Now: Nature-based Solutions

By Amy Hay

East Africa Climate Action Awards 2021. Climate Neutral Now: Nature-based Solutions DelAgua has been working in partnership with the Government of Rwanda since 2012 distributing innovative, high quality, high performance cookstoves to rural communities. The project is operating at scale and for the long term: over 640,000 stoves have been provided helping more than 3…

International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

By Amy Hay

International Day of Clean Air for blue skies Today we celebrate the second United Nations International Day of Clean Air for blue skies. We are particularly pleased that this year’s theme is Healthy Air, Healthy Planet as it will help raise global awareness of air pollution and its devastating impact on health. The UN is…

District Manager – Verification Surveys

By Amy Hay

District Manager – Verification Surveys As part of the Tubeho Neza project auditing process, DelAgua conducts verification surveys. Beneficiaries are chosen at random and are visited by a DelAgua District Manager. The purpose of the survey is to learn more about their experiences with the DelAgua stove, their cooking practices and behaviour change, and to…