Photo of the Week: Clean Cookstoves Save Lives

Three billion people around the world still cook every meal over an open, smoky fire. This leads to two million deaths every year, mostly among women and children. Clean cookstoves replace open fires, greatly reducing indoor air pollution and deforestation in developing countries. Cooking shouldn’t kill! (Photo: A mother and her child with their new Justa clean cookstove in Honduras.)

 

 

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