This program launched by OBEN in 2020 aims to reduce woodfuel consumption used to cook meals, and reduce deforestation and associated CO2 emissions. In ordrer to achieve theses objectives, efficient cookstoves are distributed and installed in households.
These new cookstoves will help users to slash down their budget allocated to wood fuel purchase. On an another hand it will enhance food security by releasing budget to buy more diversified food and it will protect stoves users from harmful smoke.
OBEN is a local NGO with a solid track record, active in climat projects for more than 15 years and already operating 5 successfull carbon programs. They employs 350 staff and generates $2m of turnover per year. Their production facility is located in Bujumbura.
The site stretchs across 6 hectares and features 3 lines of production for the stoves. A fleet of 14 vehicles is dedicated to supply & deliveries.