Lucia Stove

WorldStove/Nathaniel Mulcahy

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Product description Brand name and product description

WorldStove’s Lucia Stove is an efficient cookstove that is custom-designed for each region where it is sold. After on-site observations, the company will alter each product they design to fit the needs of the stove’s users. Interview with WorldStove founder

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Ghana, Togo, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, Haiti, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Israel, USA. Interview with WorldStove founder

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

WorldStove sets up locally owned and operated stores in countries of need. Interview with WorldStove founder

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

The price varies according to the design and the region where it is sold. The final price is equivalent to 2-3 times the market price of a general stove in the region. Interview with WorldStove founder

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

There are hundreds of clean cookstoves. A list of nearly 300 is available in the Clean Cooking Catalog.

Three stone fires and inefficient, traditional stoves.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service
Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

People with poor access to energy and modern fuels.

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