Mama Kigen lives with her husband and their two children - 6 year old Kigen and 21 month old Kiembo in Iten, Elgeyo-Marakwet county. The family have a smoky and dilapidated kitchen that is not good for their health. Mama Kigen also lacks storage space in her kitchen and there are concerns surrounding fuel costs and the sanitary condition of the kitchen.
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Mama Kigen lives in Iten, Elgeyo-Marakwet county, Kenya.
Mama Kigen's old cookstove was emitting a lot of smoke making it unhealthy for her to cook with. She uses firewood but it is very expensive
Christine from Envirofit, introduces Mama Kigen to the Envirofit SuperSaver wood jiko, which will help her save money and it emits less smoke, making it healthier for her to cook with.
Mama Kigen's fuel savings with the new cookstove will amount to 200 shillings a week.
She relies on her kitchen garden to feed her family, but her crops aren't doing well, as they are constantly being attacked by pests and diseases.
Sammy from Osho Chemicals inspects her kitchen garden and notices that her leaves are wilting and she has Aphids attacking her crops. He recommends that she uses Atom and Nimbecidine to control them.
Mama Kigen gets some helpful nutrition tips from Evelyn, who advises her on the importance of a balanced diet for her children's development.
With the help of Chef Ali, Mama Kigen, uses the nutritional advice she was given to cook up a delicious and nourishing feast using her new Envirofit SuperSaver wood jiko.
What a sight! They have made food fit for champions, and there are no complaints from Mama Kigen's family.
Look at her brand new kitchen!
New cupboards are built so Mama has more space for food storage.
Mama Kigen's new kitchen surface make it easier to wipe the kitchen clean maintaining hygiene.
With better ventilation, and a new window, Mama Kigen will no longer have a smoky kitchen.
And with her modern cookstove, the Envirofit SuperSaver wood jiko, Mama Kigen's kitchen is economical, clean and suitable for her whole family!