Burro Gari Elephant


The Burro Gari Elephant is a clean cookstove with a smoke chimney and large pan used to fry gari, distributed in Ghana.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Burro Gari Elephant is a clean cookstove that is used to fry gari, and is designed, manufactured and distributed by Burro in Ghana. The product is designed to burn firewood in the combustion chamber with a saving of up to 56% of firewood, and fries up to 89% more gari on a large pan for frying the gari. The cookstove includes a chimney to exhaust the smoke.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product is distributed by Burro in Ghana.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The Burro Gari Elephant costs ~195 USD (1,050 GHC)Converted 27 July 2019 brand new, or ~ 147 USD (795 GHC)Converted 26 July 2019 for a refurbished unit.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

There are many plancha type cookstoves available (ONIL Stove, Chispa Hogar and EcoZoom Plancha), however there is not a direct competitor capturing gari processing specifically.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Goal 10: Reduced inequalities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Gari farmers with existing gari processing businesses in eastern Ghana.

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