Fuel Efficient Stoves for 23 Grandmothers

Jan 25, 2013

What better gift for Valentine's Day?


It is a good thing there are grandmothers in Zambia and in the world today! Imagine life with out them. Who would take the orphans in with arms wide open just to see them cared for and in a home where they felt safe?  The grandmothers sponsored at Chikumbuso are caring for many grandchildren left to them after the death of their own children. They do not have a lot to offer at times other than a safe place off the street and they always struggle to feed these children.

If you would like to give your grandmother a gift this year for Valentine’s Day be sure to consider giving her a rocket stove for a grandmother in need in Zambia.

Our grandmothers cannot say enough about how it has changed their lives.

The other day we visited Esnart, a grandmother with 7 grandchildren.

Esnart has one of our Rocket stoves and loves it. She says,

“ With my rocket stove I no longer need to buy charcoal which is so expensive and with this stove it takes me half the time to cook my meals. I try to cook three times a day so having the stove saves me both time and money. The sticks we use in the stove my grandchildren collect for me around the slum.” 

Won’t you help another grandmother to have this blessing this Valentine’s Day?


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Project Leader

Linda Wilkinson

Ng'ombe, Lusaka Zambia

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