Burn Jikokoa: An efficient cookstove for Kenyans with a major manufacturing site in country. The stove aims to reduce fuel needs by 1/3 and significantly reduce toxic fumes that result from traditional sub-saharan cooking methods.
Almost 200 clean cookstoves. Full list is available via the Clean Cooking Catalog.
Three stone fires and inefficient, traditional stoves.
Individuals and families currently cooking on unhealthy, inefficient cookstoves or three stone fires.
Mass manufactured in Nairobi
Unregistered trademark. Application pending.
7L pot capacity High chromium woven grate Ceramic wool insulation (rated to 1,260 °C) 1,000°C Firepower Ashtray Ergonomic handles
Dimensions (LxWxH) (cm): 35 x 29.5 x 24 Weight (kg): 3.1
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Parts are available for purchase and installation by certified technicians. These parts and repairs are free under warranty.
Approximate 2 year lifetime. 1 year warranty from date of purchase.
The Jikokoa reduces fuel consumption by 55%, emissions by 64%, and fuel costs by $150 – $250/yr. It pays for itself in 3 to 4 months and has the potential to save $5.5 billion/yr for all Africans.
Testing results for the stove are summarized and can be downloaded from the Clean Cooking Catalog.
Product could most likely be enhanced with the use of a skirt.
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Anenberg, S.C., et al., Cleaner cooking solutions to achieve health, climate, and economic cobenefits. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2013;47(9):3944-3952.
Burn followed Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves design and performance standards of improved cookstoves. Interview with representative
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