ENERGY-EFFICIENT COOKSTOVES FOR FOREST PROTECTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION
Make a positive impact on the environment by offsetting your carbon emissions from home energy use, driving, flying, and household waste -- the majority of your personal carbon footprint.
Tui’k Ruch’Lew offers a sustainable and energy-efficient cooking solution that reduces deforestation, avoids household air pollution and helps families to save money.
Tui'k Ruch' Lew focuses on the Tz'utujil Maya communities around the southern shore of Lake Atitlan, in the highlands of Guatemala.
About 60% of the population in Santiago Atitlan are still cooking on open fires.
Cooking with open fires causes damage to native forests and smoke-related health problems.
are using our energy-efficient cookstove. 235 families are part of the carbon offset program.
20,415 TONS OF CO2
have been avoided by changing from open fire to an energy-efficient stove
have been saved from cutting down for firewood