LPG is used because it is the preferred fuel source. It is used for cooking, grilling, BBQs because it is cheaper and convenient for the household. Erratic electricity in Zimbabwe has meant that LPG is experiencing many new users on a daily basis.
LPG has a very wide variety of uses, as an efficient fuel container in the agricultural, recreation, hospitality, construction sectors. It can serve as fuel for central heating and water heating but in Zimbabwe, its main use is for cooking.