Project: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

If we can do it in Haiti, we can do it everywhere! So with the logistic support of a small local NGO in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Communitere, the goal was to train a local artisan to build the technology and then start a bakery business.

Local bakeries are rare in Haïti because of lack of wood due to extreme deforestation. In 3 weeks we trained locals and built the solar bakery at the NGO compound. The Solar Bakery project aimed to demonstrate and establish these entrepreneurial activities in Haiti.

The bakery project was based on the Sol4 model (4 square meters of mirror) and could feed 30 people during lunch time and produce 15 kg of cake during the rest of the day.
Augmenting the Sol4 to 8 square meters doubles the production.

GoSol.org combines cheap renewable energy access with value added production such as baking, cooking and food processing.


Locally built oven for solar baking.
Builder Mackenson during construction.
First pizzas baked in Haiti.
Baker Fabienne presenting solar cake.

 

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