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VideoJune 5, 2024

Smoke-free Kitchens: Transforming Lives with Improved Stoves in Bihar, India

In the heart of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, Bihar, India struggles with severe air pollution, with smoke from traditional wood and cow dung burning stoves being a major contributor. Despite progress in adopting cleaner fuels like LPG and biogas, many impoverished households still rely on these polluting methods. This video sheds light on the innovative efforts of women-led Self Help Groups (SHGs) to introduce improved stoves, reducing health risks for women and children and cutting down on Bihar’s ambient air pollution.