Member - Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD

Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD is woman-led social enterprise that creates livelihood opportunities for women in the cook stove and fuel value chain in Eastern Uganda.The enterprise aims to eradicate over dependence on wood fuel in Uganda by making organic charcoal for cooking from agricultural waste as an alternative to wood fuel among households and institutions in urban and peri urban areas in Eastern Uganda.

Type Company
Founder 2012
Company Size 18
Member Type
Innovator
Founders Ikalany Betty & Acuku Helen Ekolu
Headquarters Kyoga Ave, Soroti, Uganda
Social network

About

Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD is woman-led social enterprise that creates livelihood opportunities for women in the cook stove and fuel value chain in Eastern Uganda.Our mission is to increase usage of affordable clean energy solutions for low income households and institutions that meet customer and environmental needs in Uganda.Our over all goal is to contribute to improvement in health for people in low income households and institutions that rely on firewood and wood charcoal for cooking and heating in Uganda.
Headquarters Kyoga Ave, Soroti, Uganda

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean Water and
Sanitation
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SDG 7
Affordable and
Clean Energy
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SDG 9
Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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Offers from Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD

Other products

Charcoal Briquettes; AEST LTD manufactures and sells charcoal briquettes with a brand name ‘Makaa’ made from recycled agricultural waste(Groundnut husks) to households and institutions in urban and periurban areas of Uganda. Our briquettes are a viable low cost alternative to environmentally damaging fuels such as firewood,kerosene and wood charcoal because they smokeless leading to reduced pollution and respiratory health problems associated with inhaling smoke from cook stoves. They have a long burning and heating capacity and are far cheaper than wood charcoal and fire wood helping customers to save costs on fuel and preserve of tree cover.

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Available inUganda, Categories of applicationAffordable and clean energySector of applicationRenewable fuels Status Implemented

The improved energy saving stoves includes a fired clay liner with metal claddings, which improves fuel efficiency, enhances combustion conditions, and ensures a better flame stability and systematic airflow

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Available inUganda, Categories of applicationAffordable and clean energySector of applicationEnergy storage Status Implemented