A loan helped to purchase the ACE 1 energy system, which provides solar power for lighting, charging and cooking in a way that is safer, cleaner and cheaper.


Samo's story

Samo is a 32-year-old man who works as a taxi driver. He lives in a traditional hut with 5 other family members. He has access to electricity at home, but he struggles with bamboo and energy expenses. He spends 26 USD a month on fuel and electricity.

Samo bought the ACE 1 Cookstove to help his family save on monthly fuel costs. It will also give them access to solar electricity for charging their mobile devices anytime for free.

The ACE 1 Cookstove provides clean energy since it is powered by biomass and by solar electricity. For more information on the ACE 1 Cookstove please visit www.africancleanenergy.com and Facebook @African Clean Energy.


This loan is special because:

It provides communities with energy saving cookstoves that also reduce pollution.



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