South Sudanese women make energy-saving stoves in IDP camps


Access to electricity; one of the major problems faced by millions of displaced people in South Sudan.

In this camp in the Upper Nile region, cooking and warming food is no longer a problem.
Trained by the Rwandan troops of the United Nations Mission in Southern Sudan (UNMISS), a group of women is learning to build energy-saving stoves that retain heat longer and generate less smoke than traditional stoves.

“The stoves help us a lot because when we buy charcoal for about 25 cents it lasts abou…

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