Final EA SusWatch Ebulletin October 2020

The detection of cancer in David Nkwanga’s Mum (who later died in 2012) was devastating, but a turning point in his life to explore ways in which millions of women and girls who endure kitchen smoke each day, could be saved from this hazard. He saw this tragedy as an ‘opportunity’ to address the daily risks resulting from indoor air pollution. ‘It eventually led me to think: Aren’t there better and simple cook stoves that rural women could access and which could ensure their kitchens remain safe from indoor pollution?’, David pondered