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Just $40 Can Protect the Life of a Woman or Girl.
Donate a Solar Cooker to Help Refugees from Darfur.

from Solar Cooker Project

 

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When we met Imani in the Iridimi refugee camp in Chad, we promised to tell the world her story. That is why I am reaching out to you. Imani witnessed the murder of her husband and two sisters, hid from the savage Janjaweed militia and survived for days with only water in the unforgiving sun. After her harrowing escape from her village in Darfur she walked over 300 miles until crossing the border into Chad, finally arriving at the Iridimi refugee camp.

A simple cardboard cooker protects thousands of women and girls in refugee camps in Africa.

At the refugee camp, Imani learned to use a simple sun-cooker to prepare the family meals of rice and beans with just the energy of the sun. No need for fuel or firewood. Imani told me she now feels protected and secure because she no longer has to leave the camp to collect firewood for cooking, risking her safety. Many other refugees have not been so lucky.

Two solar cookers can save a ton of scarce wood per year. They free women from tending fires to do other critical tasks, and provide income for female refugees because the cookers are manufactured on-site with materials paid for by people like you. So simple, yet so vital.

But our work is not done: 190,000 refugees including women like Imani are waiting for the donation that will help transform their lives. This year, our goal is to provide solar cookers to every family in the Farchana camp and help refugees in a new camp. Can you help?

We cannot stand idly by …

With our partners on the ground, Tchad Solaire and Christian Outreach for Relief and Development, JWW's Solar Cooker Project is dramatically improving the quality of life for refugees and keeping their girls in school. A hands-on leader in the fight against genocide and mass atrocities, Jewish World Watch is committed to helping the world's neediest, regardless of their faith.

 

 
Be part of the solution. Time is of the essence! Please make a donation now.

With deepest appreciation,

Rachel Andres
Director, Solar Cooker Project
Jewish World Watch
5551 Balboa Blvd.
Encino, CA 91316
solarcookers@jww.org
www.solarcookerproject.org

P.S. Your donation made by December 31 will be tax deductible in 2011. I look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

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