Sometimes our work at Salama Stoves works on both sides of the problem, prevention and cure! Emma’s story touches on all sides of what we do and has a happy ending, or is it a beginning?
PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN A CURE
The tragedy of so many children undergoing the trauma of severe and debilitating burns from traditional open fire cooking methods in family homes in rural Kenya, is what fueled the development of the SALAMA STOVE, as a preventative solution.
SALAMA STOVE STORIES
The Salama Stove story of the Kipkoech family from Kuresoi – Njorua
Sheila Chepkorir is four years old. She smiles a lot and likes to play with the animals in her compound – a small dog and several skinny kittens whom she shares her potatoes and beans with. She used to spend lot of time sitting indoors, on the floor, in the same small house where her […]
THE SALAMA STOVE HAS BEEN DESIGNED TO SAVE ENERGY, REDUCE INDOOR AIR POLLUTION, WARM WATER FOR HOUSEHOLD USE, AND MINIMIZE THE RISK OF BURNS AMONG CHILDREN AND USERS.
WHAT KENYANS ARE SAYING ABOUT THEIR SALAMA STOVE
“The stove has changed our lives. We are healthier and we also save money on fuel. I wish we had always had one.”
“I feel much safer having this stove in the house, as I know the children cannot get burned on it”
"It’s a good stove and will help prevent future burns on my children."
"It is off the ground and very safe for my child."
WHAT WE HAVE ACHIEVED