Kenya’s clean cooking entrepreneurs are changing the energy sector: Herma and Asenath’s stories

Herma Okonjo and Asenath Onyango are energy entrepreneurs living in Kisumu’s Nyamasaria town, in Kenya. In Kisumu, many families lack access to clean cooking technologies and energy. In the region, as in many other places in Kenya, women are usually responsible for the majority of unpaid domestic and care work.

To cook for their families, they rely on the use of dirty and dangerous fuels and are exposed to high levels of air pollution and harmful pollutants. Looking at these effects on themselves, families and communities, both Herma and Asenath attended trainings on clean cooking technologies.

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