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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