African Changemaker

Charlot Magayi

Charlot is a Kenyan social entrepreneur, clean cooking champion, and climate activist.

She is the Founder and CEO of Mukuru Clean Stoves, a social enterprise that recycles waste metal to produce improved, reliable and affordable cook stoves for low-income households in Africa.

At Mukuru Clean Stoves, Charlot is helping African mothers keep their children safe, save on fuel consumption, and reduce household air pollution.
Her contribution to reducing household air pollution has earned her global recognition and awards.

In 2019, she won the Waistlitz Global Citizen Award, the World Bank’s inaugural SDGs and Her award in 2018 and the AWIEF Empowerment Award in 2019.


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