Mama Marshall lives with Baba Marshall and their 3 children, mama is also expecting a baby soon. The family is experiencing high living costs since a large portion of their budget is used on firewood and charcoal. They also have a small shamba which they obtain some of their food from, but Mama needs tips on how to increase productivity.
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Mama Marshall lives on the shores of Lake Victoria in Kisumu county, Kenya.
Mama Marshall's kitchen needs an upgrade to make it fit for a modern lady. The constant use of firewood on her traditional jiko is affecting her health. And with no cupboards, proper food storage is a challenge due to constant rodent infestation.
The new Hashi gas cookstove, which she is introduced to, is fuel efficient and a cleaner and healthier option. She will also be able to cook meals quicker, regulate the heat and her sufuria's will be free from soot.
Gas is also friendly to the pocket. She will be saving 100 shillings every week with her new Hashi stove.
George from Kenya Highland Seed shows Mama Marshall how to plant kale and orange-flesh sweet potato properly so that she will no longer have a shortage of cooking ingredients and does not have to spend a lot of money at the market.
Nutrition expert Betty gives Mama Marshall some advice on how to prepare food that provides a balanced diet for the health of her and her family.
Using the advice from the nutritionist, Mama Marshall, with the help of Chef Martin, whip up an equally delicious and nutritious meal that was warmly received by her family.
Her kitchen makeover is finally complete, and Mama Marshall's new cooking surfaces make it easier to clean and will increase the overall hygiene of her kitchen.
Look at it! Mama Marshall's smart new kitchen is quite the improvement. She will now be able to cook nutritious meals for her, her unborn baby, and her entire family in a clean and healthy environment.