Project Gaia promotes clean, safe, efficient cookstoves powered by alcohol fuels. By providing access to sustainable fuels we hope to change the face of energy poverty. We work wherever people struggle to cook their meals.


  • POET, Project Gaia and Novogaz Announce Partnership for Haiti

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Courtney Heitkamp, Media Relations Specialist Phone: (605) 965-6411 E-mail:    POET partners to fight pollution, deforestation in Haiti Project Gaia replaces wood-burning stoves with ethanol stoves   SIOUX FALLS, SD (Jan. 28, … Continued

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  • Ten Years in Ethiopia: A Look Back at the Last Decade

    The government-owned sugar estates in Ethiopia were traditionally in the south, an optimal region for the farming of sugar cane. For years, the sugar industry struggled to find a solution for the molasses produced as a waste product in sugar … Continued

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  • 5 Years After the Haiti Earthquake, A Breakthrough

    Five years ago today at approximately 5pm, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti. Over three million of Haiti’s ten million people were affected, and over 230,000 deaths were reported. The earthquake put Haiti in the center of the humanitarian agenda- … Continued

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  • Getting to Know Dereje and Gaia Association

    Project Gaia, Inc. (PGI) has been working with its sister organization, Gaia Association (Gaia), on diverse projects for over a decade. I recently had the chance to talk with Dereje Petros, the Project Coordinator at Gaia, about this relationship, his … Continued

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  • Cookstoves Prevent Gender-Based Violence

    Imagine spending nine hours, three days a week, traveling five miles to find wood so you can cook food for your family. You search everywhere for wood to gather, but to no avail. Tired and hot, you finally come across … Continued

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