KCCA supported schools to benefit from institutional improved cook stoves

Last Modified: Thu Jan 05 2017 22:56:16 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 237
    The number of institutional improved cook stoves (IICS) that Simoshi will install with the objective of changing traditional cooking habits in Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) supported schools. The stoves will be funded by Expertise France and supported by KCCA.
  • 79
    KCCA supported primary schools will have access to these stoves, resulting in reduction of firewood and hence a reduction in CO2 emissions.
  • 60,000
    children will benefit from this progam as will the kitchen staff in all these schools, who can now cook in a friendly and comfortable environment.
  • 10,000 tonnes
    annual reduction in CO2 emissions. As part of the carbon finance project with the Clean Development Mechanism and the Gold Standard, Simoshi will use the future revenues from the sale of the carbon credits to provide free annual maintenance to all stoves, and further implement green development projects with other KCCA partners in the fields of food security, renewable fuels and tree planting.
  • 11.4 tonnes
    of firewood will be saved per year.