Mama Njoki and Baba Njoki live in Limuru, Kiambu County, together with their 5 children, the youngest of whom is 6 months old. Mama prepares food from a kitchenmthat's walls have been blackened by soot. The high costs of fuel make cooking a really expensive affair. She also has a challenge with making her shamba productive because it acts as a playing area for her children.
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Mama Njoki lives in Limuru, Kiambu county, Kenya.
Mama Njoki's old cookstove covered her kitchen in soot and is a health risk to herself and her family.
Mama Njoki is introduced to the Hashi LPG gas cookstove. There is no waste of fuel because the gas can be turned on and off instantly, and the heat can also be controlled
Mama Njoki will save Ksh 250 shillings per week with the new gas stove, which amounts to Ksh 1000 shillings savings each month. The cookstove also gives off less smoke so it is not harmful to health.
Julia from Real IPM demonstrates how one can successfully grow a lot of plants using a small amount of space and water.
The Shamba Chef hosts elaborate on the benefits of eating a balanced and diverse diet
Mama Njoki's kitchen is cleaner with the new cookstove. No more blackened walls.
Mama's new Hashi LPG gas cooktove
The new cookstove has resulted in a cleaner soot free kitchen for Mama Njoki.
New surfaces are put in Mama's kitchen which will make it easier to clean and therefore is more hygienic.