MissionWinrock 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.
Partner TypeImplementer
Organization TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Organizational ExpertiseCarbon Finance
ExpertiseWinrock'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 and FuelsBiogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Ethanol/Alcohol, Other, Solar
Other Technologies and FuelsHydroelectric
Clean Cooking ActivitiesWI 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.
PartnershipWI'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 InSub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, East Asia and Pacific, South Asia
Countries Operating InBrazil, Chad, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, South Africa
Address2101 Riverfront Drive
CityLittle Rock
Postal Code72202
Primary Point of Contact
   First NameElisa
   Last NameDerby
   Phone617 524 0466
Secondary Point of Contact
   First NameKatie
   Last NameGross