Wood fire cooking is the source of major socioeconomic, health and environmental issues in Africa. By reducing the need for firewood collecting and usage as well as the time spent cooking, the Wonderbag empowers women across Africa to participate in more activities outside of the home enhancing their quality of life. Children have more time to go to school. Families remain healthier due to lower incidence of smoke inhalation related illness, reduced risk of burns and fewer acts of violence occur when collecting firewood. The Wonderbag also has dramatic environmental effects saving water, reducing your carbon footprint and minimizing deforestation.