On 11th September, 2017 NGSEN signed a grant agreement with the French Embassy in Tanzania under the PISCCA program (PISCCA No. 2015 -9 – 8) to implement a one-year project on Income Generation for Women and Youth Groups by Using Low Cost Efficient Green Charcoal Ovens and Improved Charcoal Stoves and promotion of Green Charcoal Briquettes in Muheza District. The implementers of this are Muheza District Council, Tanzania Gender and Sustainable Energy Network (TANGSEN) formerly known as National Gender and Sustainable Energy Network (NGSEN) and the Tanzania Traditional Energy Development Organisation (TaTEDO).
The project is aimed to build capacity in baking by using low cost efficient green charcoal ovens to youth and women based in urban and peri-urban areas of Muheza district. Moreover, the project is intended to increase income-earning opportunities to youth and women entrepreneurs by establishing small bakeries and selling stoves, ovens and briquettes.Read more