SOS SAHEL International
SOS Sahel International is an international NGO whose mission is to improve the lives of people in the heart of Africa. Thanks to its expertise and network projects it carries out social, economic and environmental projects, such as sustainable agriculture, access to water and sanitation, health, education and the fight against desertification. Created 40 years ago, SOS Sahel International is recognized as a member of the Charter's Committee.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Carbon Finance, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Health, Humanitarian/Emergency Response, Livelihoods, Monitoring and Evaluation, Standards
Technologies & Fuels
Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Coal, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Not Applicable, Pellets / Briquettes
Clean Cooking Activities
Development of carbon project by dissemination of cookstoves in West Africa.
Since 2009 SOS SAHEL International has been fighting against deforestation by developing carbon projects which disseminate over 100 thousand cookstoves per year for a period of 10 years. This project reduces emissions of GHG, improves the quality of indoor air, and reduces the impact of deforestation on nature.We promote clean cookstoves developed by national Energy institute.
In 2011, SOS SAHEL International develop with rural population of Louga and ThiÃ¨s in Senegal, a cookstove project which consist to self-build cookstoves with local materials.
We hope to develop more carbon projects in the middle areas of Africa.
We are interested in exchange partnership, share experience in clean developpement mechanism, developpement of efficicient cookstoves, neutral technologies.
Regions Operating In
Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Based In
SIAO secteur 30, DAO SOS SAHEL 01 BP 2549 Ouagadougou 01
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 01 BP 2549
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Salifou OUEDRAOGO
Title: SOS SAHEL International west Africa Director
Phone: 226 50 37 03 04Request an Edit to This Profile