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Project type: Household devices
Standards: Gold Standard
This project aims to tackle key development issues through efficient cooking products. The objective is to serve the most vulnerable communities across Kenya, tackling health issues of traditional cookstoves, reducing dependence on non-renewable biomass sources, while promoting financial security and female empowerment. Carbon finance is used to subsidise sales and support the distribution of the stoves to underserved communities. By April 2016, 251,000 stoves had been sold across all eight provinces in Kenya.
In addition to delivering approximately 950,000 tonnes of emissions reductions to date to help take urgent action to combat climate change (SDG 13), the project delivers a number of other sustainable development benefits. These include:
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For me and my family the Envirofit is the best. It saves wood and saves my money, and because I don’t have to walk 14 kilometers every two days for more wood, it gives me more time with my boys. For me, that’s the most important benefit of all.