Hi, I’m Andy RichardsonI’d like you to think about what these kids are telling you….But first I’m going to tell you about a journey I’ve been on
TBN Involvement - joined – expo – challenge – who is my neighbour?TBN has thestrapline – “Be moved, be part of the movement’’That started for me when I came to one of these conferences; later I went to Uganda on an Expo visitThat got me wondering about who my neighbour is
The I learned about a really big issue in the world that affects 3 billion of my neighboursIt kills nearly 2m people a year, mainly women and childrenIt causes climate change and deforestationAnd it takes up to one quarter of our neighbours’ disposable income on fuelIt’s called cooking your daily food: 3 billion people rely on biomass fuel for their daily cooking needs.
I run an Engineering group called Metalrax. It’s a listed PLC; actually it’s a turnaround.But I figured we might be able to design a stoveWe went through quite a few iterations to come up with the finished design – it’s a secret so if I showed you a photograph I’d have to kill you
Run through bulletsFinally: one of the greatest things we’ve heard from users in the field is: <NEXT SLIDE>
And finally, here’s what the kids are trying to tell you – after trials where people actually realised how much charcoal they saved, we asked the families to give the stove a score out of ten<NEXT SLIDE>