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Efficient Cook Stove Programme: Kenya

The project is located in Kenya and provides locally made domestic fuel-efficient cooking stoves to rural households within the Mathira East, Eldoret East and Keiyo Districts.  The new stoves reduce the amount of wood fuel needed to cook with, thereby reducing carbon emissions.

The new fuel efficient stoves replace the traditional “3-stone fires”, which are thermally inefficient and results in incomplete combustion and the production of large amounts of smoke and indoor air pollution. Indoor air pollution has been linked to a range of health problems such as acute respiratory infections (ARI) in children, chronic obstructive lung diseases (such as chronic bronchitis and asthma), lung cancer and neonatal complications.

The stoves provide the families with a cleaner, cheaper and easier way of cooking, due to the reduction of wood that is need. As well as reducing carbon emission it is a community lead project, with all the stoves are built in Kenya.  The improved stoves reduce indoor air pollution and reduces cooking and wood collection time; allowing more time on other household tasks, as well as schooling and supervising children.

For more information on the social benefits of this programme of acitivties, please click here.

For more details on this programme of activities, please click here. And for more information on the project developer, please click here.

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Project number
5336

Country
Kenya

Commitment period (vintage) questionmark
1

Continent
Africa

Sustainable Development Co-Benefits
Environment Natural Resources Participation
Economic Growth Participation
Social Health And Safety Participation
USD 4.50 per tonne
KE: 201797 - 212922
Applicable tax rate: 20 %
Provider: co2balance UK Limited
Availability: 535 tonne(s)

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