Solar Cookers International (SCI) offers unparalleled educational resources and outreach to help align the efforts of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and individuals who are bringing solar cooking to those who need it most. Through the SCInet wiki resource and its print publications, SCI consolidates information from partners worldwide and makes it available to everyone who wants to learn about or promote solar cooking.  This resource is free to everyone in the world who has access to the internet. 


Visibility. Increase awareness about the life- and earth-saving power of solar cooking.

Technology. Improve solar cooker designs.

Training. Promote and provide training in how to use solar cookers.

Conferences. Expand our role in regional and international conferences on solar cooking and other fuel-efficient cooking methods.  


Solar cooking in India, 2015

With the strong support of Agua Fund, Inc., Solar Cookers International focused efforts to update and consolidate articles on, expanding the world’s premier solar-cooking resource. With translation available in 30 languages, donors are helping Solar Cookers International to make it accessible worldwide. This is especially important in places where books are scarce, but mobile Internet access exists.

  • Solar Cookers International donors helped spread news about successful solar cooking projects to more than 12,000 people worldwide in three editions of the Solar Cooker Review.
  • Solar Cookers International volunteers gave solar cooking demonstrations at 33 community events across the United States.
  • Solar Cookers International was selected to be a part of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation Giving Library.
  • Executive Director Julie Greene was interviewed on the Renewable Energy Hour radio program about solar cooking on July 29, 2013.

Rev. Father Peter Konteh from Sierra Leone prepares cassava leaves during a demonstration by Solar Cookers International on August 12, 2016 at the Healey International Relief Foundation.