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Kenya Cooks with Improved Stoves

November 16, 2016

Gone are the days when women used dangerous and smoky stoves. Now, they’re entrepreneurs and promoters of improved stoves that are save money. This is one of several case studies in the upcoming State of Energy Access Report, supported by the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). The simple, new stoves use less firewood and help women in rural Kenya cook meals faster, save money, and reduce the impact on their health.