Uganda's Khainza Energy Is Weathering Covid-19 and Saving Lives

About three billion people in developing countries rely on firewood or charcoal for their daily cooking purposes, contributing to the death of 4.3 million people annually from smoke inhalation, including 500,000 children under the age of five. A small business in Uganda is addressing those problems, determined to save lives, trees and soil fertility, while creating jobs and reducing emissions of greenhouse gases.


Khainza sells affordable, recyclable biogas cylinders to families and communities by including young people, farmers and women in the process of making the biogas and distributing small gas cook stoves.



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