Alhaji Siraj Bah, the esteemed founder of Rugsal Trading in Sierra Leone, has introduced a compelling substitute for wood as cooking fuel. This innovative solution arises from his personal journey, which was tragically marked by the loss of his adoptive family in a devastating mudslide when he was merely 17 years old. Notably, Sierra Leone has witnessed a significant depletion of its forest cover, estimated at 35% since 2000. Concurrently, the nation is confronted with environmental challenges akin to those experienced in Haiti.

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