The Wonderbag saves energy and time while improving health, by making cooking more efficient and environmentally friendly in charcoal-dependent rural communities.

The Wonderbag is a non-electric slow-cooker that enables food that has been brought to boil on a stove or fire to continue cooking for hours after it is removed from the fuel source. The insulating abilities of the bag allow food to finish cooking without the use of additional fuel. The solution is time-efficient, reducing the need for fuel collection, fire tending or stirring. Instead, time can be better spent looking after children, earning an income, or doing essential chores. Wonderbag enables families to save energy and money.

Why you should care

In developing countries, there are huge challenges connected to the cooking process. Staple diets require long cooking hours, often fuelled with unsustainably sourced firewood producing dangerous indoor fumes. The Wonderbag cooker cuts demands on firewood and reduces indoor air pollution.

How the Global Goals are addressed

Good Health and Well-Being

Indoor air pollution is estimated to kill over four million every year. By reducing the time stoves need to be lit, the Wonderbag can help cut this number.

Gender Equality

The Wonderbag reduces time pressure on women in rural communities who are often expected to collect firewood and perform housework for 4-6 hours every day.

Climate Action

According to Natural balance, using the Wonderbag will save every household up to half a ton of carbon emissions every year.

Life on Land

Every Wonderbag saves an average of 1.6 trees per family per year according to the company.

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