TIn concrete terms, new customers of the public company will initially pay only 3,000 CFA francs (4.55 euros), compared to
The European Union (EU) GET.invest programme and the GIZ Financial Systems Development Cluster are joining forces to launch an initiative
A Rwandan company, OAK Investments, has come up with a solution to make clean cooking affordable.The company is producing stoves and briquettes that are more affordable and environmentally friendly when compared to the use of charcoal and firewood. According to the owner of the company, Javan Munyarubuga, their goal is to reduce the number of households that depend on firewood and charcoal for cooking.The company that kicked off operations last year already got a seal of approval from regulators including the Rwanda Standards Board that conducts quality control.
The Government of Rwanda through BRD in collaboration with the World Bank, and Swedish International cooperation agency SIDA ,have launched
Solving clean cooking provides the biggest triple-bottom-line opportunity of this decade. Such enormous numbers beg the question: Is this a solvable problem? And if the answer is yes, then the second question is: How? One possible solution is possibly to combine with Solar Lighting (or commonly Solar Lanterns/Solar Home System) into the same Channel. So that both could benefit and encourage the distribution. The main reason is that they are the same target customers.