Total loan: $100


Gulu, Northern Region, Uganda / 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.

Francis's story

Francis is a 51 year old man who lives in a bricked house with 10 other family members including 6 children. Francis is a business man but struggles with cost of cooking fuels. He spends the most amount of his energy expenses on charcoal, which costs up to UGX 53000 per month. He also spends as much as 1 hour per day, gathering fuel and fulfilling other energy needs like phone charging. Francis bought the ACE 1 cook-stove to help him and his family save the money spent every month on fuel and also help them 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 cook-stove please visit www.africancleanenergy.com and Facebook @African Clean Energy.