RWN-Atmosfair save08 Stove Project

The Save80 Stove Project is a partnership between RWN and Atmosfair, a Germany-based organization whose main objective is reduce carbon dioxide emission in the atmosphere. The project offers efficient firewood stoves to replace charcoal- and traditional wood-fired ones at a subsidized cost to users achieving energy savings of 80%.

One of the major advantages for users of the stove is that it saves them money on charcoal (charcoal prices have been increasing continuously over the past few years). Additionally, using the stove leads to less deforestation reducing impact on the local environment.

Atmosfair also partners with other organisations in Rwanda and Africa. The project expects to save 40,000 tonnes of CO2 per year over 10 years in Rwanda.