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February Time to Celebrate-Work with women receives recognition, A new kind of water system, Self-sustaining cattle operations
January Here Come the Goats-Successful work with widows, At the heart of the work, Monduli Pastoralist Women’s Organization update
October Small Changes, Big Impact-Adela’s sewing machine, Water safety report card, Next steps with water
September Honoring the Work-The Project receives Tanzania’s Uhuru Torch award, Announcing new collaboration to help widows
August–Gaining Traction-New tractor, Dr. Bilal visits again, Stoves for Kenyan Maasai
July–News from the Field-4600 Stoves, Lignin lab, clean water, safer births in Enguiki
June–A Good Fit-Sewing machines for the women of Lachaine, the new breeding herd progresses
May–Be Counted-Model Four of the ICSEE stove, Massachusetts students embrace the Project, system updates, and stove impact
April Change is Good-New work with widows and the cornflour mills, MPWO progress, classes begin at Cypress Hill, producing cow fodder
January New Talent, New Ideas-Meet Mesha Singolyo, leader of our new incubator, raising a new cattle breed
December-Real Impact-Announcing new Cypress Hill incubator, low-cost safe water, what is our impact?
October Celebrating Progress-Progress with clean water, Uhuru Torch comes to the feedlot, a look at better house design
August Partnership Pathways-How our partnerships evolve, feedlot progress, eco-tourism news, Rwanda eye health collaboration,
July – Taking Stock-Livestock stories, continued, new land in Rift Valley, water pilot begins in Myubuni, new village begins the Project
May–A New Approach-Festival of Light and microgrid electrification, new approach to cow business, continuing the water story
April – Like Family-Cleaner water, stoves for Rwanda, what happens during a drought?
Jan – Making Strides-Monitoring indoor air quality, portable solar-powered pumping for water in remote areas
Sept – Seeing is Believing– Testing three new stove designs, portable solar testing, Women’s Teams learning in new villages
August – A New Launch-Maisha Bora founded, reducing stove costs, Kisioki meets with Obama, No More Darkness-powerful video about our work by Philip Lange
April – Reaching Up! VP Bilal visits, building authentic earning opportunities, new herd for Monduli Women Pastoralists
March – Thumbs Up! – New corn flour mill helps widows, more time for growing vegetables
Jan – Here Only Work -Expanding microgrid electrification, expanding stove production capacity, training for women in Ngorongoro
Nov – A New Level of Collaboration-Project comes to the Ngorongoro crater villages, Rwanda eye health, great video about our electrification work by Morgana Wingard for USAID
July – 300 Healthier Homes – The Project expands, chicken ranches, science education opportunities
June – An Inventive Time – Innovations by staff, science and the Project
May – A New Spirit – Stove design updates, latest project news
March – Women Making History–The many accomplishments of MSS Project women
February– Let it Shine– Celebrating the first Maasai boma electrification
October Collaborating for Success-stories of the Monduli Women’s Pastoralists Organization and the Cornflour mill, helping Maasai widows
May Women Leap Forward -stories of empowerment and leadership, meet a new member of the Maasai Women’s Installation Team
April A Visit from VP Bilal -a remarkable visit from Tanzania’s Vice President . View photos of preparation, meetings, greetings, and the Vice President’s speech
February Water research and Longido hosting stories
January Solar updates, Health, stoves, and water, Uganda action