- Wood and charcoal are the primary fuels for cooking, heating and lighting, causing Africa to have the highest rate of deforestation in the world?
- Smoke-induced diseases are responsible for the death of 4.3 million people every year—more deaths than caused by malaria or tuberculosis—making it one of the most lethal environmental health risks worldwide?
- Women and young children are most affected by these dangers?
Did you know...
Local Social Innovators + Loom have partnered to launch a clean energy revolution through biogas.Together with social innovators like Sam and Francis, we envision a world where children are healthy, women are safe, and jobs provide sustainable income to lift families out of the cycle of poverty.