A DEADLY PROBLEM

Four million people die each year from inhaling smoke while cooking their meals over open fires.

The toxic smoke causes respiratory illnesses like pneumonia, and mostly affects woman and their children strapped to their backs or playing nearby.

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TOXIC BLACK CARBON

It's equivalent to smoking two packs of cigarettes per day.


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A LIFE-SAVING SOLUTION

Locally-Made, Affordable Stove.

A charcoal efficient stove drastically reduces carbon emissions and cooks food faster. On average, they save half as much fuel as cooking over an open fire, saving people money on charcoal.

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FACTORY UPDATE:

Construction is underway!

Thanks to your support, the foundation has been laid and the walls are going up.

Additional funds are needed to complete the flooring and the roof.

Can you join us in giving now to help Mukuru to raise the roof?

JOIN OUR "RAISE THE ROOF" PARTY!


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SHOP HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK

Each product provides a woman in Kenya with a new clean cookstove.
Free shipping when you order 10 or more.

White charcoal soap box.
Charcoal Soap
$20
Handmade bar soap cleanses and moisturizes with cedarwood and sandalwood combined with notes of smokey amber in a broody, full-bodied fragrance.
Black Apotheke candle next to black Apotheke candle box.
Votive Candle
$20
Burns with cedarwood and sandalwood combined with notes of smokey amber in a broody, full-bodied fragrance.
Apotheke charcoal hand sanitizer gel in clear bottle with black label and black lid.
Hand Sanitizing Gel
FREE with any gift set
Made with 75% alcohol and a blend of gentle plant-based oils, this 1.5oz natural sanitizing gel cleanses and hydrates, leaving a light fragrance of cedarwood, sandalwood and smoky amber.
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