Televisa: Impact of HELPS Stove Program in Guatemala
Michelle Hollaender, Helps, International, January 2008

As you may have heard, a Mexican crew of three reporters from TELEVISA spent a week in Guatemala filming the positive impact that HELPS Programs has had in the lives of so many people.

The four day series will air Monday February 4th early in the morning in Mexico City.

The Kitchen Killer: Onil Stove Video
video by Lindsey Oneal, Guatemala, January 2008

The New Ecocina Stove Design
Stove Team International, ETHOS 2008, January 27, 2008
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- Made from sheet metal or ferro-cement, insulated and cool to the touch
- Efficient combustion creates little smoke and requires no chimney
- Portable
- Inexpensive to make
- Based on the time-tested “rocket elbow” design
- Reduced deforestation and CO2 emission using less fuel wood

See ETHOS presentation attached

AIDUGANDA: Why are these Women Carrying Stoves on their Heads? and Other Images from Uganda and Darfur
Ken Goyer, AidUganda, October 2007

Aiduganda has been installing stoves in Uganda and Darfur. The following are links to images and videos from those activities courtesy of Ken Goyer.

Why are these Women Carrying Stoves on their Heads?

Cooking with the standard pot in Darfur

SixBricks Rocket stoves in Lira Refugee Camps

VIDEO: How to build a Rocket Stove (includes making insulative refractory bricks)
Jeremy Roth, Aprovecho Research Center, June 12, 2007

A new video from Aprovecho showing step-by-step instructions for building a small, single-pot rocket stove made from sheet metal and insulative refractory bricks. Instructions for making refractory bricks are also included in the video.

The video is available for viewing and download from Aprovecho's website


Interesting story from Malawi on the use of institutional Rocket Stoves
Crispin Pemberton-Pigott, New Dawn Engineering, May 31, 2007

Nkolokti 120L Pots
Nkolokti 120L Pots

34,870 Rocket Mud Stove, Jiko Kisasa and Maendeleo Stoves in Kenya 2006
Anna Ingwe, GTZ Kenya, Private Sector Development in Agriculture (PSDA) and DGIS, February 1, 2007

RMS Stove
RMS Stove

Making the SixBricks Rocket Stove In Darfur With the International Lifeline Fund
Ken Goyer, AID Africa Dan Wolf, International Lifeline Fund,October 15 2006

Summary of Aprovecho’s Summer Stove Camp, 2006
By Dean Still and Nordica MacCarty, September 6, 2006

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Stove Camp 2006 was extremely interesting, especially because we had experts here who could help define what is known, figure out what needed to be done to expand the state of knowledge, and then, most importantly, have the tools to accomplish the experiments.

For Dean, the best moments happened around the table above when Chris Roden, Jonathan Lewis, the Aprovecho staff and everyone tried to get a general feeling for wood-burning stoves effect on global warming. Aprovecho’s recent tests at CSU of greenhouse gas emissions such as CO2, Methane, N2O, NOx, etc. helped to predict the gaseous emissions from the following stoves:
• Three stone fire
• Rocket stove
• Karve Gasifier stove
• Philips fan stove
• Charcoal Jiko stove
• Mayon rice hull burning stove

The gases, however, are only a part of the picture: particles also play an important role in the atmosphere. We learned that elemental (black) carbon particles produced in flames have a warming effect 1000 times greater than CO2 per gram, while organic carbon (white) particles produced by smoldering have a cooling effect 150-200 times stronger than CO2. Thankfully, Chris Roden had brought his and Dr. Tami Bond’s ARACHNE system which could measure the composition of the total PM to determine what percentage of black or white particles were produced by the stoves above. Chris, Damon and Nordica were at the lab till 11pm having a great time testing these stoves. Results should be available soon.

Doing this kind of research in a small lab in Creswell, Oregon for no money is what ETHOS stove camp is all about!

The publicized theme of this year’s camp was a competition to design the cleanest-burning fan stove. Two categories, side feed and top feed were awarded prizes. The top feed prize went to Dr. Paul van der Sluis for the Philips fan stove. The side feed Rocket stove with fan developed by Roger and Sule of Colorado State was the cleanest burning side feed stove. Congratulations to the winners!

CEDESOL Cocinando de manera integrada en Bolivia (Video)
David Whitfield, CEDESOL 28 agosto 2006

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