MissionArticulate social organizations in rural communities through a network of community organizations in the provinces of san Juan and elias piñah, to work for self-managed community development, to shape the rural man and woman, and to implement associative and participatory production projects Agroindustry, agriculture, commercialization, and protection of the environment and natural resources.
Partner TypeImplementer
Organization TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Organizational ExpertiseAdoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Health, Humanitarian/Emergency Response, Livelihoods, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Development, Technology and Fuel R&D
Technologies and FuelsBiomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Wood
Clean Cooking ActivitiesThe Regional Federation of Farmers' Organizations, farmers, women, microentrepreneurs and the like, FEROCAMS, carried out the Project for the construction of improved kitchens and establishments of biomass modules for the extraction of fuel in six communities in the upper part of the Artibonito River, through an alliance with another organization such as the ng FUNARA Foundation and CODECAS Confederation. The project started on August 17, 2009, following the signing of the agreement with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and the organizations consortium. The consortium. The funds of the initiative were provided by the KFW Bank of Germany through the Ministry ( PROMAREN), in the province of Barahona; The first disbursement of the funds was received on August 14, 2009; The project will begin operations on September 1, 2009.The objective of the project is to "contribute to the restoration of semi-arid lands by reducing pressure on the forest, ensuring the conservation of natural resources through the construction of 400 improved stoves and planting 60,000.00 plant trees in communities Of Sabana de yenes, sonador of the municipality of Juan Santiago, the Corbano, Arroyo Grande and the Morro of the municipality of Pedro Santana, and Sabana Mula, in the municipality of Banica in the province of Elias Piña, Dominican Republic. The project consisted of four (4) components: reforestation, improved stoves, institutional development at the community level and the tr
PartnershipThis project involves the construction of 400 more stoves for very poor communities, as well as efforts to help grassroots community organizations contemplate the implementation of community management committees. Also a component of reforestation and training of families on the use of improved kitchens and on the conservation of biodiversity. The importance of this project is that it saves 75% of the energy of plant origin, this implies a significant economy for the families in terms of resource and time, also allows the renewal of the natural resources, which are highly pressured, to the demand The use of firewood by families to sew and prepare their food. Another positive aspect of the project is that they contribute to health as it prevents people from contracting ophthalmic diseases caused by carbon dioxide.
Regions Operating InLatin America and Caribbean
Countries Operating InDominican Republic
AddressCalle maría del carmen, numero
sector villa carmen
CityFarfan's Woods
State/Provincesan juan
Postal Code72000
Primary Point of Contact
   First NameEliseo
   Last NameVicioso
   Phone1+ 829-299-4662
Secondary Point of Contact
   First NameMoises
   Last NameRamirez
   Phone1+ 829727-7784