Smokeless Stove: Clemencia Morales

Clemencia lives with her parents, siblings, and nephews, in the department of Sololá, Guatemala. She is a single mother and takes care of the whole family.

Clemencia feels very happy with her new stove, and says, “the old one used a lot of wood and took longer to heat. The new one does not uses much wood and heats really quickly! My sister and I are in charge of making the tortillas and now it is easier and faster!”

She has many memories of the volunteers: “One of them left a little stone inside my stove. It was from her garden, she said, and they also left a little heart shaped with wire.” Clemencia sends a message to the volunteers: “I am very happy and I want to thank everybody that helped us with this stove. We feel privileged to have this gift.”