The Tech Awards 2013 Laureate: The Darfur Stoves Project

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November 19, 2013
The Tech Museum, San Jose, California

Problem: People in camps for refugees and internally displaced persons spend 1/3 of their income on fuelwood, often skipping meals for lack of fuel.

Solution: An energy-saving metal cookstove adapted for local cooking traditions, and assembled from flat-kits that are easily stockpiled and deployed.

Impact: In Darfur, 27,000 stoves disseminated, benefiting 162,000 people.

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Format: 2017-05-27
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