For Fatou and her fellow village citizens, the SuniCook is not only a affordable way to cook. She is also concerned about the preservation of the nature and thinks the SuniCook can stop the deforestration.Watch Fatou's story
Cooking on wood is a major cause of deforestation in Third World countries. More than 2 billion people still cook on wood or charcoal daily. With the rise in gas prices many people switch back to wood or charcoal. In rural areas there is hardly any wood found. Searching for wood is a job for women and children. Especially for children, the time-consuming gathering of wood, up to 6 hours each day, keeps children away from school.