Winrock International (WI) is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
Other Organizational Expertise
Winrock's expertise includes supporting regional exchange of experiences, micro-enterprise development of cooking technologies, policy dialogue, and household energy surveying and indoor air pollution monitoring.;Assemble and disseminate lessons learned from household energy programs and projects, and to develop and implement more effective approaches through integration of behavior change, technology standardization, innovative strategies, and exposure monitoring.
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Ethanol / Alcohol, Solar
Other Technologies Fuels
Clean Cooking Activities
WI administers 12 pilot projects throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and is Coordinator of the Partnership for Clean Indoor Air, in cooperation with the USEPA,co-organizing global events such as the 2011 PCIA Forum and providing resources for over 478 partners.
WI's project in Kenya had a strong market development aspect where WI and partners provided women entrepreneurs in Ngong and Rongai slums with technical and financial support to scale up production of fireless cookers and stove liners.
Regions Operating In
East Asia and Pacific, Latin America and Caribbean, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Based In
2101 Riverfront Drive
Little Rock , AR 72202
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Elisa Derby
Phone: 617 524 0466
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Katie Gross
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