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In the projects’ areas, the baseline situation, most families in the area cook with traditional cookstoves that consume large amounts of firewood. The traditional cooking methods also produce a lot of smoke which exposes the local families to respiratory diseases, particularly women/girls who are responsible for cooking activities, but also in young children and other people (e.g., the elderly) who spend a lot of time near the cooking devices. The cookstove project will:
Train cooktop user in the manner of solar cooking
Equip all households with two solar cookstoves, one for the main meal and one for the sauce. Big households may need an extra cookstove and pot for larger amount of the main-meal-food.