Updated on December 27, 2023


Created on October 4, 2018

Prakti Single Burner Wood Stove

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Prakti Single Burner Wood Stove is a portable and lightweight rocket cookstove.

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  1. Prakti Design
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Product Description

Prakti Single Burner Wood Stove is a portable, lightweight (5 kg) and easy-to-clean Rocket type cookstove. Manufactured by Skillmech engineers and distributed by Prakti Design.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)


Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Stoves are mainly distributed by Prakti Desing in partnership with development agencies, local retailers and in an increasing portion by trained females salespersons.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Eco Rocket Stove and EzyStove Wood Cookstove.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass customization. Produced in the Prakti Desing Lab in Chennai in India.

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

To procure a Prakti stove:
Whatsapp: +66806747586
Website: www.prakti.in
Interview with manufacturer

Distributions to Date Status

Prakti Design's portfolio includes 1 type of institutional stove and 4 household stoves types: Charcoal Single Burner, Wood Single Burner, Wood Double Burner and Wood Double Burner with Chimney. A total of 7400 stoves have been sold in Haiti (2200 stoves), India (5000 stoves) and Nepal (200 stoves). Wood stoves models were mainly disseminated in India and Nepal resulting in a minimum estimated distribution of 5200 stoves to date.

Fuel type

Biomass, wood

Chimney (yes/no)


Forced or passive


Pot type

Flat or round bottom

Pot capacity (L)

Thermal efficiency (%)


PM emissions (g/MJ delivered to pot)


CO emissions (g/MJ delivered to pot)


Time to boil (min/L)


Design Specifications

Design specifications of this rocket-type wood stove include the corrosion-resistant stainless steel body, a combustion chamber protected with a custom designed metal plate and durable grate. Its dimensions are 26 x 26 x 28 cm and it weights 5 kgs.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Prakti Desing offers training for women for local assembly of the stoves.

Replacement Components

Local assembly.


5 years with bi-annual local maintenance.

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Reductions compared to traditional wood cookstoves: up to 50% fuel savings and up to 80% of indoor air pollution.

Vetted Performance Status



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.    

Complementary Technical Systems

None. Prakti commercializes various types of wood and charcoal cookstoves.

Academic Research and References

Although there is no academic research on this specific product, these papers present a review of Prakti’s similar wood stove technologies: LeoTwin (first) and LeoChimney (second).

Thandapani, S., Woodbridge, R., 2011, Assessing the Benefits of Early Stage Design. Research of Rural BoP-Focused Energy Solutions in Urban Settings. IcoRD’11 International Conference on Research into Design.

Yip, F., et al., 2017, Assessment of traditional and improved stove use on household air pollution and personal exposures in rural western Kenya. Environment International, 99, pp. 185–191.

This paper presents general information about Prakti Design mission and process:

Bossuet, J., Serrar, M., 2014, Prakti Desing: the challenge of clean combustion for the poor. Field Actions Science Reports. Vol. 7. 

Clean Cooking Alliance – Clean Cooking Catalog: Results Report – Prakti Single Woodstove. n.d. www.catalag.cleancookstoves.org. Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.

How to Light Our Single Wood Burner. 2015. vimeo.com. Prakti Design.

Compliance with regulations


Evaluation methods

As of 2018, this product has not been tested according to international cookstove standards.

Other Information


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