When you have the opportunity to visit the amazing Nyumbani Village, there is a storeroom of riches to visit. Everyone in the community has a purpose, and even downtime is productive. For the ShuShus (grandmothers), they weave incredible baskets. The colors, patterns, and size are all unique. They reflect the colorful spirit of a joyous community.
Last year, a study was conducted in Nyumbani Village on the efficiency of traditional cooking stoves. The study and testing, undertaken by Fabio Parigi, Michele Del Viscio, Simone Amicabile, Matteo Testi, Sailesh Rao, and H. S. Udaykumar was summarized in an academic paper titled, “High efficient Mewar Angithi stove testing in rural Kenya“. The project aimed to […]
The US Nyumbani Board (COGRF) met this weekend for their annual all-day retreat. With 17 participants the discussions were wide ranging and goal-directed. Led by Charles DeSantis, we were able to stay on topic. Standouts were tertiary education, planning for the 25th anniversary gala, and the Village earth dams (cisterns).