Environment wins as local investor produces affordable cooking energy

A Rwandan company, OAK Investments, has come up with a solution to make clean cooking affordable.

The company is producing stoves and briquettes that are more affordable and environmentally friendly when compared to the use of charcoal and firewood. According to the owner of the company, Javan Munyarubuga, their goal is to reduce the number of households that depend on firewood and charcoal for cooking.

The company that kicked off operations last year already got a seal of approval from regulators including the Rwanda Standards Board that conducts quality control.

Read more: The New Times