Video: Samira Bawumia championing clean cooking
H.E. Hajia Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady of Ghana, is a Seven for 7 honoree, Sustainable Energy for All's recognition for global leaders in the sustainable energy movement.
In Ghana, eight out of ten people cook with solid fuels such as wood and charcoal, leading to significant impacts on health, gender equality and the environment. The toxic emissions from cooking this way lead to about 18,000 premature deaths per year. As an Ambassador for the Clean Cooking Alliance, Samira Bawumia is promoting the adoption of clean cooking stoves and fuels in her country, in Africa and across the world.