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The ovens powered by garbage

'Community Cookers' save fuel costs as they only use rubbish
Nairobi generates thousands of tonnes of rubbish every day - much of it ending up littering the streets or in landfill.  But now a project called 'Community Cookers' is helping schools and hospitals to set up ovens powered with this rubbish.  Alan Kasujja went to Mirema School in Nairobi to see one in action.

(Photo: women cooking on a 'community cooker' powered by rubbish.  Credit: BBC)
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