In 2005, an energy revolution began in the eastern Somali refugee camps that continues today. In many parts of the world, cooking is a dangerous activity. Women must travel long distances through inhospitable communities and climates to gather firewood to cook for their families. Project Gaia works with the UNHCR and ARRA to provide refugees in the Ethiopian Jijiga camps with clean burning stoves powered with ethanol fuel.
This video features "Wavin' Flag" by hip-hop star K'naan and is directed by filmmaker Jake Boritt. Thank you to K'naan, Sol Guy and David Boxenbaum at A&M Octone Records for the track.