Steven Laible


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Name: Steven Laible
Organization: Compatible Technology International
Title: volunteer project leader with Compatible Technology International for Bangladesh projects

Challenge Entries

Alleviate human suffering attributable to shortages of cooking fuel. Reduce deforestation related to the gathering of firewood. Provide a sustainable low cost cooking fuel made from a locally sourced waste product – rice hulls. Increase the income of the working poor in developing countries by creating a business opportunity for production of cooking fuel and a related network of retail outlets. Improve the current process in Bangladesh. Adapt the process and business model to Tanzania and other parts of the world