KAMPALA, UGANDA - Improved cookstoves make it possible to save up to 50% of fuel costs. Significant reduction in day-to-day living costs help families save for other important expenses, such as health and education. But it also gives some a chance to save and capture life ambitions.
Resty is a mother of two who uses AES stoves everyday to cook for her family. “Before I used 2,000UGX ($0.70) everyday for charcoal, but today I only use 1,000UGX ($0.35). I put my savings in a wooden box for safe keeping. I want to start a business with the money I save.” The savings she made so far has also helped her buy another AES improved cookstove.