The Charcoal Stove (also known as Jiko.Joy!) was a charcoal stove designed and manufactured in Nairobi in Kenya by Kenya Stoves.
The Charcoal Stove (also known as the JikoJoy!) is a smokeless and portable charcoal-burning cook stove. Manufactured by Kenya Stove in Nairobi (Kenya), it is designed to require less charcoal per cooking task.
According to the manufacturer, most users reduce fuel consumption by half compared to traditional Kenya Ceramic Jiko stoves, reducing charcoal demand and deforestation associated with charcoal production. This product appears to be discontinued since 2015.
Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Users seeking an efficient charcoal cookstove that requires less fuel.
Directly from the manufacturer
The number of charcoal stoves distributed is unknown, however, and for July 2015 stoves were distributed in Kinoo, Uthiru and across Nairobi, Kenya.
Made by heavy gauge metal, design specifications include a strong and sturdy metal frame, the grill, heavy-duty pot stands, and a circular handle. It weighs 4.2 kg and its dimensions (l/w/h) are 330 x 300 x 210 mm. Maximum pot capacity is 5 L and people fed per meal are between 1 and 6.
Due to its modular design, it has replaceable parts as the circular handle structure and the grill.
Product approximate lifecycle is 5 years and it comes with a 6-months warranty.
According to the Global Alliance Clean Cookstove Catalog, performance is unrated.
Potential hazards related to the operation of this product concerns respiratory diseases linked to the burning of traditional biomass and domestic accidents such as accidental burning or spill-overs.
Certified by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) with the Standardization Mark. This mark is required for locally manufactured products.
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