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Recycled Charcoal Briquette Saves 800+ Tons Of Kenyan Trees

BrightGreen is changing the way Kenya cooks, while saving its forests from destruction.

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Episode 14 | Chebet Lesan

Episode 14 of 26. When feeding your children requires poisoning them, it's time for change. Chebet Lesan and BrightGreen Renewable Energy are tackling the problem of expensive, polluting, and forest destroying charcoal through a simple solution: MOTO Charcoal Briquettes. Can you do it in your country? Learn more: http://the1201project.com/project/chebet-lesan/ #inspirehope

Posted by The 12.01 Project on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The 12.01 Project

When feeding your children requires poisoning them, it's time for change!!

Why the solution to air pollution & deforestation is in the ki...

With pollution killing over 4 million people annually, Chebet decided to take action and revolutionise access to energy in Kenya, her home country. Listen to her story from #OYW2017 ⬇️

Posted by One Young World on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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With pollution killing over 4 million people annually, Chebet decided to take action and revolutionise access to energy in Kenya, her home country. Listen to her story from #OYW2017

"The forest there was well on its way to becoming extinct, due to charcoal-burning activities conducted there. That sight horrified me. It also stirred something in me that I did not think existed"

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Caroline Mutoko and Chebet Lesan

CMO of Radio Africa Group and #OYW Counsellor Caroline Mutoko speaks with Chebet Lesan about her journey to One Young World and how to raise the voice of Kenyan young leaders. Looking forward to seeing you both in Bogotá!

Posted by One Young World on Monday, September 25, 2017

Here we come One Young World

CMO of Radio Africa Group and #OYW Counsellor Caroline Mutoko speaks with Chebet Lesan about her journey to One Young World

MIT Dlab

Bringing poverty-alleviating solutions to market in India, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda

2017 D-Lab Scale-Ups are tackling energy access, small farm irrigation, portable medical diagnostics, online education, and support for local artisans.

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The Queen and Chebet

Garbage-to-charcoal venture earns 27-yr-old entrepreneur a date with the Queen

Betting against the ‘charcoal culture’ in Kenya has been hard, which Chebet says, is so ingrained in people that an alternative is almost unthinkable

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STEM Professional Chebet Lesan

Chebet Lesan, founder and CEO of BrightGreen Renewable Energy and a Fellow in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, tells youth to believe in themselves and to seek opportunities in STEM