Mukuru Clean Stoves is a social enterprise that provides reliable and affordable cookstoves for low-income households
Mukuru Clean Stoves is a social enterprise that designs, produces and distributes improved, reliable and affordable cookstoves for low-income households. These stoves have been made by locally-sourced recycled metal and have been distributed through networks of local women business owners and microfinance institutions.
The enterprise has helped foster women's entrepreneurship. 100% of Mukuru sales agents are women and 85% of them live in the communities that they serve. Further, they partner with local women-owned businesses to reach their target market.
Clean cookstoves can decrease fuel consumption by 30-60% and reduces toxic smoke emissions by 50-90%. It is Mukuru Clean Stoves' vision is to significantly reduce household air pollution in underserved markets in Africa.