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West Kisumu Improved Cook Stoves(ID: 103000000001952)

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Kisumu is a port city in western Kenya, with a population of 355,024 (1999 census). It is the third largest city in Kenya. It is in fact one of the poorest areas in Kenya characterized by high incidences of maternal and infant mortality, with most of its people suffering from unemployment, poor health and poverty. The project will introduce approximately 20,000 energy efficient cook stoves into the Kisumu area, reducing fuel use and associated greenhouse gas emissions by end users along with contributing to other local sustainable development like health as it also serves to alleviate illness caused by smoke inhalation. This is in line with the stated aims of the GS. Stoves will be manufactured, distributed and installed by local people under the training and supervision of co2balance Kenya Ltd. It is estimated that each efficient wood stove distributed in this project would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 3 tonnes CO2e per year over an initi

CategoryStandardProject TypeAdditional CertificationLinked
CarbonGold StandardEnergy Efficiency – DomesticNo
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