Practical Action Bolivia
To develop and demonstrate practical, technology-based solutions that enable women and men living in or vulnerable to poverty, to lead dignified lives. To partner with people whose lives are transformed by these efforts and with a range of other organizations: ensuring local ownership, and that the solutions work in the longer term without us. To inspire change through the widespread adoption of sustainable technologies that work - socially, economically, and environmentally.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Humanitarian/Emergency Response, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Technology and Fuel R&D
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Solar, Wood
Clean Cooking Activities
Strengthen capabilities to climate change adaptation and livelihoods of communities, reducing the use of wood and expenses related to standard kitchens.
Strengthen the resilience of communities to floods (when they do not have dry wood)
Generate economic sustenance and sustainability (solar cookers as dehydrators of fruits and seeds, for example)
Practical Action Latin America has a great wealth of experience and technical skills on all aspects of stove projects from technology development, through to market support, awareness raising and gender and health issues in a wide range of community settings. As well as testing the use of cookstoves in the field and the evaluation of its energy efficiency.
Regions Operating In
Latin America and Caribbean
Country Based In
Presbítero Medina St. # 2922, Sopocachi
La Paz, La Paz
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Patricia Monje
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Monica Montaño
Phone: +591-2-2119345Request an Edit to This Profile