January 11th, 2013

Malawi government to distribute 2 million fuel efficient stoves to poorer in society by 2020

Posted on 11 Jan 2013 at 6:38am

In partnership with Irish Aid and the United States, Malawi will produce and distribute two million stoves by 2020 to some of its poorest households.

Speaking during the distribution ceremony in the southern district of Balaka, President Banda said the stoves have many benefits which can enhance the lives of the poorest people both directly and indirectly.

“Using the stoves, cooking takes less wood which in turn eases pressure on deforestation and lessens the burden on women and children who spend many hours gathering…