The Partnership for Clean Indoor Air (PCIA) recently sponsored an exciting new technical capacity-building initiative for 18 Partner organizations, based in 9 countries, serving Latin America and the Caribbean. During a 3-day study tour in Guatemala, February 6 - 8, 2012, these organizations experienced firsthand how HELPS International has developed successful manufacturing, distribution and marketing approaches to scale up their improved cook stove program. This special edition Bulletin provides highlights from the three days of factory and community visits, and in-depth discussions that took place.
Introduction About HELPS International About the Tour Day 1 -- Quality Manufacturing and Production Day 2 -- Program Operations (Stove Testing & Awareness Raising and Marketing) Day 3 -- User Training and Maintenance Key Study Tour Insights
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