Over two billion people live immersed in the smoke of indoor cooking fires.
Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion leads to 1.8 million deaths per year
Inefficient household energy production increases fuel costs for the poor
Incomplete biomass combustion creates excess pollutants and accelerates climate change
The lack of clean and efficient cookstoves perpetuates a cycle of illness, poverty, and environmental degradation.Ahuyu is a non-profit that partners with developing world community organizations to expand access to improved cookstoves, thereby promoting a clean world and healthy people. Ahuyu provides (1) financing, (2) operational expertise, and (3) monitoring and evaluation services to help partner organizations launch effective cookstove programs in resource poor settings.