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The importance of Flowerpot Stoves

Year 5 have been learning about Africa this term. In Milawi, only 8 percent of people have access to gas and electricity and extensive deforestation is causing problems with CO2 emissions. Women who cook over wood fires are suffering from lung problems. Flowerpot stoves have been designed to combat this health issue. Jo Davies from the charity, United Purpose, took the time to teach us how they are made. The children have put this knowledge into practice and built their own flowerpot stoves in the Eden area. They tested them out by making chocolate fondue and it was delicious!

 

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