Social Marketing of thermal baskets in Senegal

Thanks to a grant from DAART (lesdaartiens.org), ARADES organized training on design and cooking in thermal baskets with 6 women’s associations between Saint-Louis and Ngaye –Mécké for one week and with sixty people. In two month, after that, ARADES organized a cooking integration system with ten households to obtain fifty more new dishes and Senegalese meals that could be made in the basket. In 2013, ARADES invited all their members to discover together the meals of thermal basket. We counted more than two hundred visitors between Saint-Louis, Ngaye-Meckhe and Dakar.

Description: ARADES's project titled "Marketing social of thermal baskets in Senegal” started in November 2012. Thermal Basket is manufacture of a low tech that enables households to use less cooking fuel , produce less waste, and keep food hot (or cold) for 12 to over 24 hour. Thanks to a grant from DAART (lesdaartiens.org), ARADES organized training on design and cooking in thermal baskets with 6 women’s associations between Saint-Louis and Ngaye –Mécké for one week and with sixty people. In two month, after that, ARADES organized a cooking integration system with ten households to obtain fifty more new dishes and Senegalese meals that could be made in the basket. In 2013, ARADES invited all their members to discover together the meals of thermal basket. We counted more than two hundred visitors between Saint-Louis, Ngaye-Meckhe and Dakar. That was a successful event. Today more than 50 households use the thermal basket in Senegal, which is a solution for climate change.

This action is addressing: Energy,Economy,Solutions

One sentence to describe the impact of this action: Thermal basket saves 50% in quantity and cost for combustibles, 50 % in energy , dispenses , time for women, and a reduction in CO2.

Individual or Organizational action: Organization/Alliance/Network

Date of action: November, 14/2012 - March,03/2013

Place of action: Saint-Louis of Senegal

Contact Information: Abibatou Banda FALL

E-mail: bibaminata@gmail.com

Name of Organization/Alliance/Network Or Team Name Association for Research-Action Development and Environment in Sahel (ARADES)

Link to more information: http://https://soundcloud.com/microphonefrancophone3/emission-6-microphone

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