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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Featured in Costco Connection: Cooking in a Cloud

Himalayan Stove Project was featured in the December 2016 edition of Costco Connection. The article, Cooking in a Cloud, describes George’s trip to Nepal in 2009 and his inspiration to start HSP.

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Our Third Container of Stoves (C#3) has Arrived in Kathmandu

We’re thrilled to let you know that our third container of stoves (C#3) has arrived in Kathmandu and distribution of stoves has begun. After a challenging year since the April 2015 Nepal Earthquake (where we provided and deployed over $100,000 in Earthquake Relief aid) we are now back to our primary mission of transforming lives […]

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adidas Outdoor Has a Gift Card for You

adidas Outdoor, our prime sponsor, has a gift card for you, equal to your donation! donate $150, get a $150 gift card donate $300, get 2 $150 gift cards donate $450, get 3 $150 gift cards donate $600, get 4 $150 gift cards donate $750, get 5 $150 gift cards donate $900, get 6 $150 gift […]

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Makalu Clean #CookStove Initiative

This initiative was inspired by Kit DesLauriers, one of the star athletes of the North Face Global Athlete Team, and the first woman to ski Mt. Everest (and the first person to ski all the 7 Summits), and supported by her friends and climbing partners whose lives have also been enriched by the people and mountains […]

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