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Total loan: $300

Brave Group

Mangopeng, Roma, Maseru, , Lesotho / Personal Use

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A loan helped to purchase the ACE 1 energy system in order to have access to solar power for lighting, charging, and cooking in a way that is safer, cleaner, and saves money.


Brave Group's story

Matseko is a 53-year-old woman who lives in a multi-bedroom house with two children. Matseko works as a cleaner but struggles with multiple fuels and insufficient income. She spends the largest amount of her energy expenses on candles, paraffin, electricity, and gas, which costs up to LSL 728 per month. She also spends as much as one hour per day gathering fuel and fulfilling other energy needs like phone charging. The region this borrower lives in is very beautiful and she is glad that she will contribute to reduced local air pollution.

Matseko and the other members of the group in this village each bought the ACE 1 cookstove to help them save the money they spend every month on fuel and also help them to access solar electricity for charging their mobile devices any time for free. The ACE 1 clean cook-stove is biomass and solar powered. For more information on the ACE 1 cookstove, please visit www.africancleanenergy.com and Facebook @African Clean Energy.