Making Ovens in Camp Kounoungo

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]There is very little firewood around some of the camps. There are barely any jobs at all in any of the camps. When an NGO decided to tackle the problem of the firewood in Camp Kounoungo, they decided to employ refugees to make iron ovens. These iron ovens use firewood, but they use less than half what the refugees normally use with their three stone ovens. By employing refugees, they make them part of the solution and invested in making it work. In Kounoungo, walking the camp is so fascinating. It has evolved in to some kind of a hybrid between a refugee camp and a village, but never quite home. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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