The next big challenge to solve: rolling out “green stoves”

Albeit an astonishing step forward, the energy needs of the population do not end with domestic electricity. The time has come to address another problem, one that has a huge impact on the lives of every person across the continent: home cooking.

Sometimes, the best solution to a problem is also the simplest. This is the case with the “green stoves” for domestic use, designed specifically for maximizing energy, resulting in a tremendous saving of over 50 per cent of the consumption of combustion elements (the woods or the coals). Since this is a fairly cheap product, using a “green” stove saves each family meaningful amounts of up to 50 per cent of spending on cooking today, which accounts for a significant share of the average household expenditure in Rwanda.

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