Traditional Cooking Methods

Having an open fire in the kitchen is the equivalent of burning 400 cigarettes an hour. As cooking chores most often fall to women, they and the young children around them are the first victims of smoke-related respiratory and cardiovascular illnesses.Deforestation and Landslides : Cutting of trees for cooking means less roots to hold the soil and more landslides and floods. Additionally mountain regions have restricted access to healthcare facilities means a sustainable preventive solution to lung and heart disease in the region is imperative