The Lifeline News Brief: July 18 – 24
What we’ve been reading this week: the latest in clean cooking and renewable energy innovation, clean water and sanitation, sustainable development and much more.  Coronavirus Infections Accelerate in Africa Aside from frontline workers, the most vulnerable to the novel coronavirus are refugees, migrants and people who have been forcibly displaced.
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Introducing Brian
I have known since my high school days that I want to enter the development/humanitarian aid field. My first direct exposure to a global crisis and its effect on individual lives occurred during a class fundraising project to assist refugees from South Sudan.
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Introducing Nupur
  I am currently an international student from Kenya and a rising senior at the George Washington University studying International Affairs (IA). Reflecting on my past three years at university, I have had a few epiphanies.
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SAFE Access to Fuel & Energy
Building community resilience to climate shocks through efficient energy markets. Through a partnership with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and with support from Uganda’s Office of the Prime Minister and the German government, Lifeline presents the Safe Access to Fuel & Energy (SAFE) project.
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Energy in Humanitarian Settings
We’ve developed this guide for practitioners and funders, building from the collective learnings and experiences of Lifeline’s team throughout 15+ years of work in post-conflict, displacement, and emerging market settings in Uganda, Burundi, Haiti, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Darfur. Download the full PDF guide here: Lifeline Humanitarian Energy Guide Vol.
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HAITI: Addressing a Dire Shortage of Cooking Fuel
Lifeline worked in Haiti for nearly five years to address the country’s urgent need for cooking fuel and help its communities gain greater economic independence. Three major programs benefited people in Haiti: Humanitarian Stove Program: Lifeline began a year-long stove distribution program in the Port-au-Prince area following the area’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, distributing Read More
BURUNDI: Efficient Cookstove Program Helps Save Time + Money
A partnership between Lifeline and the United Nations World Food Program has helped significantly reduce fuel costs and the amount of time required to cook meals for the students in Burundi. As part of the project, Lifeline constructed 20 institutional stoves – made entirely from local materials and fueled by biomass briquettes – at four Read More