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£500raised of £3,000 target by 15 supporters

    Weʼve raised £500 to subsidise the cost of improved cooking technologies for families in Uganda

    Funded on Wednesday, 16th January 2019

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    Story

    Osward and I founded Mubende Stoves to manufacture and distribute improved cook stoves to families in our community. These stoves are far more energy efficient than traditional cooking methods; they use less firewood and emit fewer harmful emissions. This means that they protect families' health, wealth and environment. Because of the environmental benefits, the stoves earn Carbon Finance. This Carbon Finance is used to:

    a) subsidise the cost of the stoves,

    b) provide free annual maintenance of the stoves

    c) fund sustainable community projects, decided upon by the communities themselves.

    It has taken us 3 years to build the enterprise to a point where we have finally been able to register with the Carbon Bureau. It's a journey we are incredibly proud of. Our stoves are now tested and approved and ready to start earning the money which will transform the community and grow the enterprise. However, Carbon Finance will not be received for at least another year.... so, until that time, we need to find other ways of subsidising the stoves so that families can start to benefit NOW.

    By twiining your kitchen with a kitchen in Uganda, you will help to kickstart this process - improving families' health, saving families' time and money and going a long way to protecting the local environment. Being a largely agricultural community who rely on the land for their survival, this last point actually combines all three!

    Please donate £30 to twin your kitchen and receive your certificate electronically

    Please donate £35 to twin your kitchen and receive a framed certificate (either by post or in person).

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      15

      • Maureen McAndrew

        Maureen McAndrew

        Jan 11, 2019

        £30.00

      • Ruth Davies

        Ruth Davies

        Jan 3, 2019

        Brilliant idea Kate. Good luck with it.

        £30.00

      • Niamh Brady

        Niamh Brady

        Dec 22, 2018

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 22, 2018

        This is one of the best Christmas presents I've ever bought.

      • Simona

        Simona

        Dec 19, 2018

        Another wonderful idea!XXX

        £30.00

      • Siobhan Sherry

        Siobhan Sherry

        Dec 17, 2018

        Excellent, sustainable idea Kate and Osward!

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 16, 2018

        Great work, you wonderful pair xx

        £30.00

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