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Total loan: $250

Lenong Group

Liphakoeng, Maseru, Butha-Buthe, 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.

Lenong Group's story

Mapaulinah is a 45-year-old woman who lives in a multi-bedroom house with two other family members including one child. She works as a civil servant but struggles with buying multiple fuel. She spends the most amount of her energy expenses on electricity, candles, paraffin and gas, which costs up to LSL 610 per month. She also spends as much as one hour per day, gathering fuel and fulfilling other energy needs like phone charging.

Mapaulinah 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 access solar electricity to charge their mobile devices any time for free. The ACE 1 clean cookstove is biomass and solar powered. For more information on the ACE 1 cookstove please visit and Facebook @African Clean Energy