Sustainable Development Solutions Joins IFIA
Sustainable Development Solutions Organization (SUDESO), the local NGO in Malawi performing activities in renewable energies and the promotion of biogas technology, joined IFIA full members.
SUDESO aims improve people’s wellbeing through establishing and enforcing sustainable development solutions in their health, social and economic aspects. Sustainable Development Solutions Organization has implemented several projects in the following fields:
Renewable Energies: providing off-grid energy to hard-to-reach rural communities through installing domestic biogas digesters, solar domestic system and fuel saving cook stoves for them.
Capacity building: training communities on renewable energies, and management of rural as well as community development through publishing articles on local Nation news papers, distributing brochures, organizing sensitization meetings and rallies.
Environmental projects: motivating communities in forestation, encouraging biogas beneficiary to have orchard and vegetable gardens.
Impact study: spotting the pros and cons within the system and the promotion of educational tours within and outside Malawi.
Project research and evaluation: carrying research within the organization and also outside as consultants. .
Basic education: Coordinating with learning institutions installing biogas facilities for cooking, solar systems for pupils to study and phone charging at a reasonable fee charge, the fee deposited at school account to be used during maintenances, and replacements.
Food security: Promotion of using bio-slurry manure from bio-digester and not chemical fertilizer application.
Economic Empowerment: training all beneficiaries of biogas, solar and cook stoves to start micro business with the money spared from purchasing of fuel wood, kerosene, paying transport charges to and from the forest.