Rose has used the same improved cook stove since 2017. When she started using this stove, her expenses on charcoal reduced to 1,000 UGX (€0.22) a day instead of 2,000 UGX (€0.44) she used to spend before. She is able to save 50% of her previous expenses. With the savings, she is able to buy basic needs for her home. The stove has a ceramic liner which retains heat that enables her to cook and simmer food. The stove does not emit smoke which enables her to cook from inside the house without being affected. She uses this stove to cook for up to eight people.