In our 13th year of service to Choluteca, Honduras, our team collected data from the Honduran Health Department to determine the health impact of the EcoStove project.
Each year before we leave for Honduras, our team meets to pack the supplies.
How it began was a bit of a fluke: Our incoming president, Debbie Overcash, attended the mandatory presidents’ training in Nashville.
Traditional stoves common throughout Honduras are non-vented, inefficient, and unsafe.
Madison Rotarians first traveled to Honduras in 2007 to assist Rotarians from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee with an electrical project.
Every project needs a coordinator and our Honduras Project needs Carolina.
Ceilings and walls are covered with thick layers of creosote. Lingering smoke makes it hard to see and even harder to breathe, causing long-term respiratory problems.
These ladies are just a few of our many EcoStove recipients.
They may start with manure and straw and end with a coffee can, but the EcoStove is improving the lives of families one stove at a time.