Finding alternatives to conventional charcoal is key to preserving the Ugandan forests, wildlife, and environment as well as to boosting the local economy.
Facts and figures:
Uganda will have NO forest cover by 2040.
Over 90% of Ugandans rely on burning firewood for cooking.
Household Air Pollution causes over 4 million deaths annually.
+30 million Ugandans live on less than 3 $ a day.
A Ugandan housewife can spend 1 -3 hours daily looking for firewood.