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Profiles of Purpose: Putting Safety on the Front Burner

Air Pollution#Energy#Africa#Biomass#Grandmother#Poverty#Music#Nigeria#Growing Up
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Femi Oye discusses challenges faced by Nigerian women cooking with traditional methods, leading to indoor air pollution. He shares losing his grandmother to respiratory problems from smoke inhalation, inspiring him to develop clean energy solutions like affordable cook stoves and ethanol gel fuel. Oye's drive to challenge negative beliefs and innovate simple solutions highlights effective ways to address complex societal issues.

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Femi Oye discusses challenges faced by women in Nigeria due to indoor air pollution from traditional cooking methods.
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Oye shares personal experience of losing his grandmother to respiratory problems caused by smoke inhalation.
Clean energy solutions, such as affordable cook stoves and ethanol gel fuel made from biomass, were developed to reduce indoor air pollution and improve health outcomes.
Oye's drive to challenge negative beliefs and innovate simple solutions highlights the potential to effectively address complex societal issues.