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Total loan: $600

Bonang Le Lona Group

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Maralleng Quthing, , Lesotho / Personal Use

Bonang Le Lona Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to pay for ACE-1 clean cookstove that improves lives.

Bonang Le Lona Group's story

Mamookameli is a 67-year-old, married mother of three children aged between 33 and 44 years of age and grandmother of nine grandchildren aged between 2 and 9 years. She lives in a traditional hut with her family of three. She uses wood, paraffin, and candles and must pay for mobile phone charging since she has no electricity installed in her house.

She is unemployed and earns a living from brewing and selling traditional beer.

Mamookameli has requested a loan from Kiva lenders to purchase a clean cookstove to help herself. Five other people from her village living in similar circumstances will also buy cookstoves. This will allow them the chance to reduce fuel costs and the time spent collecting fuel. This stove can be started with a little readily-available biomass, such as twigs and dry cow dung. It is smokeless and comes with an LED lamp.

For more information on the stove please visit: www.africancleanenergy.com