Late cooking and serving of meals in time in families is the reason for some causes of domestic violence and shattered marriages. This therefore requires a kitchen that is equipped with fast cooking energy saving stove.
These are some of the massages the ECO-Stove Ave Maria is disseminating to appeal to the general public to embrace the use of a new innovation of an environmentally friendly cooking stove.
In Uganda, 96% of the people living in the rural areas are still relying on wood fuel for cooking and 89-90% of the population do not have a cooking stove while 19,700 of the Ugandans die yearly from their exposure to indoor air population that arises from the use of firewood and charcoal for cooking.
Against this backdrop, environmental activists and governments worldwide are appealing for new technologies that are environmental friendly, among them stoves that can help to reduce de-afforestation and emissions of toxic gas.
The Eco-stove that was demonstrated to the staff of Radio Wa Early this month was officially launched in Lango Sub Region in July this year at a function at Mayor’s Garden in Lira Municipality.
In an exclusive interview, the Operation Manager for Northern Region at Eco Groups Ltd, Quinto Odongo, for many years people have been practicing deforestation and felling down trees without considering its effects to the environment a reason, they introduced the new technology.
´´People are still cutting down trees so much that is why Eco Groups Ltd through the country manager decided to invent this technology in Uganda´´
Odongo has identified many stakeholders who should not miss out to acquire the stoves either for domestic or commercial purposes.
´´We want to partner with everyone that is why we encourage everybody to adapt the use of Eco stoves. In Lira district, we are working closely with Lira Municipal Council authority where we donated Eco stoves to the main market and also schools such as Lira Town College, Dr Obote College, Lango College among others´´
Eco stove a product introduced by the Eco Group Ltd, is a new technology that is aimed at reducing the carbon footprint as supported by the Kyoto Protocol and to also reduce the costs of cooking in both the urban and rural areas.