A village Women from a Hindu family, near Matli constructed Fuel Efficient Cooking stove at their home and using it since 2011.
A Women representative from a Hinud damily, residing in village Dano Kolhi near Matli district Badin since their forefathers and previously was using traditional stove which burn more wood with lot of risk of fire, smoke and more wood use for fire purposes, women colleting wood from outside on daily basis. One family daily estimate use 20 kg of wood which total 67 families living and some 1340 kg wood is been used on daily basis.
AHD staff introduced AHD model cooking stove during floods 2011 in this village all the village families learn FES cooking stove and constructed cooking stoves at their household level. Through adaptation of new fuel efficient cooking stove technology they all now saving up to 50% wood and 50% women burden reduced to collect wood form outside, women have more time to give their children and health & saving of wood 670 kg on daily basis by villagers in this village.
AHD Fuel Efficient Cooking stove brings new hope and support of women by reducing their burden to collect 50% less wood from outside, fire safety and smoke inhaling, women very happy their kitchen is very clean now and giving more time to their children now. Thanks to GlobalGiving and AHD for supporting us.
Mrs. Joshi Kirshan adopted cooking stove technology for their family and happy to have safe and smoke free cooking stove at their house
Mrs. Joshi women of Kirshan residing in the village of Chotho Kolhi near Matli aged 35 years with 7 families’ members with 5 children 2 daughter and 3 sons, all sick due to using traditional stove and smoke healing in last 3 months. Mrs. Joshi used lot of amount for the medicine and become poor due to continue health issues and children sickness. She also share that for the cooking purposes she used 15 kg wood for fire on daily basis. During the month of Feb-March 2013 AHD team visited their villages and tells about the model of AHD fuel efficient cooking stove. Mrs. Joshi Kirshan learned AHD model FES cooking stove and leaned through preparation at their house. At present she very happy and using AHD model cooking stove since March 2013 and safe from fire, 50% less using wood, she happy that work load reduced and time saving as 2 dishes or stoves can be used at one time.
She installed FES cooking stove and also planted trees beside the cooking stove, she saying that now very happy as she used only 7 kg of wood for cooking purposes. Thanks AHD team for the teaching such innovative cooking stove to me and I am now very happy. Thanks GlobalGiving donors supporting us.
AHD Field office Jacobabad team Introduced Smokeless Stove in are being circulated in rural and tribal areas with the objective of introducing hassle-free cooking and a healthy environment for women in their homes
Village women using Traditional stove and facing lot of problems
Many deaths every year caused by acute lower respiratory infections, the leading causes of disease and mortality which are the offspring of indoor pollution and lung congestion caused by the use of traditional stoves emitting smoke. A majority of villagers usually cook on the earthen stove or a three brick earthen burner which over a period of time is responsible for lung disease and blurred vision.
A hut enveloped in smoke and women trying to put up with burning eyes is a common sight in village homes. The eye-sight of hundreds of women is being affected besides causing respiratory problems to them due to inhaling of smoke. On the environmental front, there is a massive consumption of firewood and carbon emissions.
After the result of AHD smokeless stove a villager destroy his traditional stove
The smokeless stove technology being promoted by AHD for the villages of U/c Mubarakpur Jecobabad District. The villagers using less firewood, besides having salutary effect on their health and eyesight. More importantly, the time saved can be utilized by them towards increasing their economic gains. The introduction of smokeless stove had contributed to conservation of firewood, hygienic cooking atmosphere, reduction in health hazards, and cooking time and diffused deforestation.
EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN
The foremost achievement of the AHD’s stove dissemination program has been its impact on the lives of several women in U/c Mubarkpur of Jecobabad district . At one level AHD has created rural women energy entrepreneurs, giving these women a new lease of life. At another, it has made available effective smokeless stoves which reduce the drudgery that rural women face during their daily cooking. The smokeless stove initiative adopted a strategy that involved women in all aspects of dissemination.
AHD provides training to rural women to construct their own smokeless stoves. AHD field team conducts trainings for 15 villages in March 2013 of U/c Mubarkpur.
Name of village with number of Beneficiary
SUCCESS STORY of Cooking Stove by Mrs. Shanti near Matli
Mrs. Shanti w/o Jewan Dass age 36 years, resident of village Kermshi Kolhi near Matli. The village has more than 73 families and they are using traditional stove for cooking purposes & the wood is also the responsibility of women to pick from outside the village. As huge work burden the health of the village women has been effected and major problem across smoke has affected the eye of Mrs. Shanti and no of women and children of the village Kermshi Kolhi . women get up early in the morning and work all the day by preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner and also contributing in agricultural lands as well as care of animals and their grass all work done by village women. The traditional stove hasn’t any chimney and proper place for exhaustion of smoke. Since AHD staff conduct visits in the village during early 2012 and introduced their FES cooking stoves in the village of Kermshi Kolhi. Mrs. Shanti helped AHD staff and learned cooking stove construction. She also the core group members of the village women group. FES cooking stove has chimney to through smoke 5 to 6 feet high and women get smoke free coking environment.
Mrs. Shanti personally thankful to Global Giving & AHD staff for the training on FES cooking stove and now their whole family and village enjoying safe and smoke free cooking environment. She told no more eyes affected of any village women and children since June 2012 and now they will use AHD FES cooking stove in future.
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More than 1500 cooking stove constructed by AHD staff in Flood affected areas for poor women to have access to safe and smoke free cooking environment
AHD staff busy in supporting Flood affected families via preparing cooking stove at their household level, with limited resources and budget AHD staff intervene and facilitated local women to construct new cooking stove and save women health, wood from fire, women time as cooking stove running two stove in one time and also reduction in cutting of trees too much. AHD vision to bring Environmental Sustainability and all AHD staff busy to support local and rural communities, in this regard your support will help us to spread our work more and on large scale for please feel free to contact us at Ph: +92-22-3860880 and email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org our website is www.ahdpak.org
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