Bhutan Foundation supports an Energy and Climate Adaptation Project for High Altitude Schools

  2017-08-31 | 4:44pm        News

The Grant Agreement for the project “Energy and Climate Adaptation for High Altitude Schools of Bhutan” was signed between Bhutan Ecological Society (BES) and Bhutan Foundation on the 31st of August 2017. A total grant money of USD 48,500 was provided by the Karuna Foundation in the US.

The grant will be used to supply energy efficient stoves and also improve the thermal performance of high altitude school classrooms and hostels through retrofitting to conserve heat. The Students will also be engaged in the science of phenology to observe real life experiences of climate change.

 

Mr. Tshering Dorji (Project Coordinator) of the Bhutan Ecological Society signs the grant agreement with the Bhutan Foundation.