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Shifting to e-cooking in schools - Insights from Lesotho
This publication presents results from a pilot project conducted in five schools in Lesotho where Electric Pressure Cookers were introduced to cook school meals.

In 2022, a pilot project in Lesotho introduced energy-efficient Electric Pressure Cookers (EPCs) in five schools. The project aimed to assess the feasibility of using EPCs in schools and found that they were compatible with existing power infrastructure, saved money on cooking costs, and reduced food waste. The project also found that EPCs were faster and safer than other cooking options. Based on these findings, the researchers believe that EPCs could be scaled up to provide clean cooking to 360,000 children in Lesotho.