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Interest in our cooking system is growing among many local and international stakeholders. We believe we have the best combination of cooking solutions for all of the industrial, factory, school, and orphanage kitchens in the country. In the next year, we expect to have our stoves in 30 additional institutional cooking sites. Within two years, we expect an additional 100 sites. By three years from now there should be 200 new institutional sites. With each expansion, more jobs will be created, both in stove production and in briquette production to match the percentage increases mentioned above.

Hi Kate!

Thanks! Not sure why I can't edit right now, but we wanted to add this to the beneficiary question:
Haiti's people, and the overall global environment, with hundreds of direct beneficiaries and thousands of indirect beneficiaries. Our briquettes and stoves have thus far been introduced in 70 schools, as well as orphanages, community centers and industrial sites. Each location has had at least 4 cooks, and many students lives have benefited We have thus had over 2500 direct beneficiaries, our briquettes have cooked over 350,000 meals, and over 9000 trees have been offset. Including the students we have had over 12,000 indirect beneficiaries. Our project has thus far created over 22 long-term jobs, and we expect to expand by at least 30% per year for each year in the next 5 years. Thereafter, we expect at least 15% expansion per year.

Hi OpenIDEO we will certainly publish today or tomorrow. Could you tell us what is the deadline for publishing? It is great to hear that after we have published we can still make modifications. How long will we be able to make changes? Thanks so much, Kevin