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EPA Grant Number: SU833920
Title: Sustainable Anaerobic Digester/Cook Stove Design to Promote Health, Environment, and Economic Prosperity for Indigenous People of Ecuador

Fort Lewis College students are designing, developing, and implementing an anaerobic digester with a burner system for villages of indigenous Quechua people in the mountains of central Ecuador. The digester will improve sanitation; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and reduce demand for wood and charcoal for cooking.

Challenge Area(s): Energy, Agriculture

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