WHAT
ARE
DIRTY
FUELS?

LEARN ABOUT
DIRTY FUELS

Dirty fuels are cooking fuels that are unsafe and unhealthy to you and your family. They include firewood, kerosene, charcoal and illegally-filled LPG.

Smoke fills your lungs
& your house

Households that use charcoal
emit more than
5 tonnes of CO2 per year

Charcoal burns
Your pocket too

Charcoal prices go up at an average of 11% every year

Kills 400 per week

21000 people die per year from
indoor air pollution caused by dirty fuels. That's 400 a week.

Using firewood is
like smoking cigrarettes

Firewood has more highly concentrated pollutants than cigarettes

60% of Kenyans
use firewood

A majority of Kenyans suffer from the effects of firewood cooking

We lose
5.6 million trees daily

Kenya loses 5.6 million trees daily, endangering our total livelihoods

Firewood is
the main causes of Asthma

Air pollution from firewood causes asthma & other respiratory diseases

Each school ruins
56 acres yearly

Each school using firewood eradicates 56 acres of forest per year

Kerosene destroys
skin cells

Exposure of kerosene can cause skin diseases.

Ticking
timebombs

80% of LPG gas sold is illegally filled and runs the risk of exploding anytime.