Local NGO Start-Up Brings Hope, Opportunity

Recently, I had the privilege of visiting Institutional Stove Solutions (http://instove.org/). The company develops and distributes sustainable, high efficiency stoves. Their products serve third world populations and significantly reduce the chances of stove-related injuries and deaths with its sleek, efficient design. I visited with Adam Creighton, Development Coordinator, who shared the features of the stove with me first-hand:


At the beginning of the clip, Stella Strother-Blood (Instove Executive Assistant and Intern Coordinator) reminds everyone about the Spark 2013–a showcase of local NGO’s–taking place at the EMU on Friday, May 17th from 9 am–2 pm. Here, she tells us about opportunities for students to share their skills, knowledge, and abilities as an intern at Instove:


Two of of our Economics students, Emily White and Adam Durkee (both seniors) are currently contributing their talents to the company.

Interview with Emily:

Interview with Adam:

Instove Development Coordinator, Adam Creighton, shares what it is the NGO looks for in potential interns:

For more information on Spark 2013, visit the Spark Initiative: http://thesparkinitiative.com

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