Nyota Multi-Fuel Stove

Why to choose this solution?
The Nyota multi-fuel stove seeks to address the core problem in energy insecure situations especially the refugee settlements to help low-income beneficiaries to effectively use what is available around them to meet the pressing energy needs. It releases minimum smoke; focuses on the biomass that is not targeted by most energy solutions for example loose biomass, twigs, agricultural residues, dung etc, but can also efficiently use other traditional fuels like firewood, charcoal and briquettes.
Savings per day or production:
Saves by approximately 45%
Cost in money and in own time to construct:
10 to 14 USD.
Two years with replaceable parts.
Maintenance needed:
Resources needed in use:
Problems and limits:
The cost of making the stove as metal parts have to be bought.
Where and how can you get it or make it?
It is made and distributed by a local social enterprise (ADAPT PLUS)
Skills needed to produce, install. maintenance, use:
Metal fabrication.
How to use it:
How to maintain it:
Climate effect (if any):
Emissions reduction, and fuel saving (reduction in deforestation).
Where it is used and how many users are there?
The Nyota multi-fuel stove has been used in refugee settlements (Kyaka II and Rwamwanja) in Uganda.
Why is it successful?
Saves energy and money, cooks fast and can use any available dry biomass.
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How is it delivered and by whom?
ADAPT Plus social enterprise established by the NGO, Nature Palace Foundation.
Successful financial model
What policies and strategies helped the success?
Subsidies provided by implementing partners with UNHCR and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF).
More info:
Name of the association uploading the case:
Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development and Nature Palace Foundation
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