Featured in Taos News … and a Testimonial!

George is featured in the Taos News… http://taosnews.com/stories/himalayan-stove-project-improves-the-lives-of-40000-in-nepal,42312   We also received a lovely note from a fan recently:   Thanks for sending this. You have done an amazing job improving conditions in human lives. Having trekked in the Himalayas I, too, witnessed the pollution. You, however, witnessed and did something about it. Bravo, it […]

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Osprey Joins The Growing List Of Leading Outdoor Companies In Supporting The Himalayan Stove Project

Osprey Packs, the leading pack manufacturer based in Cortez, Colo., has become the latest outdoor gear manufacturer to support the Himalayan Stove Project (HSP). “This support makes great sense for us – we have a strong connection to Nepal,” says Sam Mix, Osprey Conduit of Corporate Outreach. Mix continues, “Osprey and the HSP are a […]

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40,000 People – that’s how many the Himalayan Stove Project has impacted

We started mass deliveries of our fuel efficient, low polluting family domestic stoves in spring of 2012. We’ve distributed over 4,100 so far. In addition we’ve placed almost 50 institutional model stoves in areas ravaged by the 2015 Nepal Earthquake, and have raised and deployed over $100,000 in Earthquake Relief Aid in 2015 – shelters, […]

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Presentation Ceremony of Explorers Club Citation of Merit

Chief Cook George Basch (and the Himalayan Stove Project) received the prestigious Citation of Merit at the Explorers Club Annual Dinner (ECAD) on Ellis Island on March 25, 2017. This award has been presented since 1962, and “may be awarded to an individual or a group, upon recommendation by the Flag and Honors Committee, by […]

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New introductory video for Explorers Club presentation of Citation of Merit

George “Chief Cook” Basch and the Himalayan Stove Project are being honored at the Explorers Club Annual Dinner (ECAD) by being awarded the “Citation of Merit” on 25 March 2017. “George Basch is the founder of the Himalayan Stove Project, an organization dedicated to preserving the Himalayan environment and improving the health of the people […]

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George Basch Receives Explorers Club Award

GEORGE BASCH, FOUNDER OF HIMALAYAN STOVE PROJECT,    RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS EXPLORERS CLUB AWARD   Citation of Merit to be Awarded Mar. 25, 2017                TAOS, NM (Feb. 27, 2017) – The Explorers Club Board of Directors has named George Basch, 80, founder of the Himalayan Stove Project, recipient of its 2017 Explorers Club […]

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Empowering Others

What a joy it is to empower someone else and give them back their independence!  We were in Lele, a small isolated community in the remote outskirts of Kathmandu, for a field inspection recently and met an older woman that we have recently been able to help.  Her husband is working overseas to support their […]

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eChievement Award

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Featured in Forbes Magazine

Read an article about Himalayan Stove Project in Forbes magazine. Click here to read.  

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Himalayan Stove Project and Rotary International

We have had, from the very beginning of the HSP, a close relationship with Rotary. Our “Home Club” in Taos, New Mexico, USA, and many individual Taos Rotarians, have been our lead Rotary sponsors. We have established continuing relationships with Rotary Clubs throughout the USA, in New Zealand, Australia, and of-course, Nepal, all working together […]

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