Against the Odds – A story about Poverty & Profit

Today, three billion people worldwide are cooking on open fires or using dirty and dangerous fuels. The impact of these practices is huge: indoor cooking kills 4 million people every year*, more than HIV/AIDS and Malaria combined.


Short form doc – duration 23 min

Redefining aid, charity and business

This problem is widely unknown but entirely preventable.
For this reason, African Clean Energy (based in Lesotho and Amsterdam) has developed a Ultra-Clean SOLAR Biomass Cookstove.

However: The Pricetag of these stoves are enormous for the poorest of the poor.

In the documentary we explore the current relation of the western world with developing countries – Is it moral acceptabel to build a business by selling to the poor. Is there a way whereby all parties truly benefit.

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