[Stoves] Improved Dung Burning Stove for Peru?

Boston Nyer boston at burndesignlab.org
Sun May 20 17:21:12 PDT 2012


Hi Ann,

Here is a link to a GTZ stove design that has been used for burning dung in
the highlands of Peru:
http://www.hedon.info/docs/CEC_inkawasi-stove_peru_factsheet-2008.pdf

Please note that I have no direct experience with these stoves, just aware
that they exist.

Best of luck!
Boston



On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 3:42 PM, CEDESOL Foundation <lists.cedesol at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi Ann,
> One of our volunteers replied to your inquiry about CEDESOL stoves.
> Did you receive his information?  I have been in rural areas where we
> have been installing 720 double burner rockets with chimneys.  Do
> respond if you need more info.  My cel 59177900868 abrazos and saludos
> to Nancy and Richard.
>
> On 5/20/12, Richard Stanley <rstanley at legacyfound.org> wrote:
> > Ann,
> >
> > Thanks for your inquiry and thanks Nancy for your recommendation. We are
> not
> > directly involved with improved stoves; However there a contact in Peru
> that
> > you might want to explore.
> >
> > We installed a briquette production project in the outlying areas of
> Cusco
> > under the Adventist Development Relief Organisation in 2003 ( see the
> latter
> > half of the video on our website) but they let it all die just as it was
> > getting off the ground, as their priorities apparently shifted to follow
> the
> > changes in their donor's ( then USAID) interests. I returned to discover
> all
> > this while at the PCIA stove conference in Peru, in Feb, 2011. While
> there,
> > I also happened to meet a one  Javier Saldivar <javiercusco at gmail.com>
> who
> > is very active with stove projects in the southern highlands. I am not
> sure
> > what kind of material he uses for the chimney though.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> > Richard Stanley
> > www.legacyfound.org
> > Ashland Oregon ( our Mayor is a one John Stromberg: Any relation ? )
> > ==================================================
> >
> >
> > On May 19, 2012, at 10:56 AM, Ann Stromberg wrote:
> >
> > I am a member of the Board of Directors of a small foundation that works
> in
> > the highlands of southern Peru.  One of our projects is improved stoves,
> and
> > we are seeking to improve our model.    I have corresponded with Nancy
> > Sanford Hughes and she suggested that I contact you:   the Stove Team
> > International's Ecocina burns wood, and our communities are above the
> tree
> > line and wood/charcoal are not realistic fuel options.  Families in our
> > communities depend on cow dung for fuel.  The families like to cook
> indoors
> > for the most part (traditionally in small unventilated kitchens separate
> > from other living areas).  To date we have been working with an adobe
> model
> > (families make their own adobes) with a stovepipe.  A problem that we
> have
> > encountered in corrosion of the stovepipes, sometimes within a year of
> > installation.
> >
> > Might you have any recommendations/experience regarding stovepipes that
> > might be retrofitted for our stove?
> >
> > In the longer term,  we would also consider other models.  I am
> wondering if
> > you would be able to direct us to a tested model of a household-level
> > "improved stove" that burns dung and has been shown to have a significant
> > positive effect in improvement of the indoor air quality.  The stove must
> > function at 13,000-14,000 feet altitude and survive an annual season of
> > heavy rain as well as lengthy dry season.
> >
> > Any advice or leads that you can provide for us will be MUCH appreciated.
> > Thank you so much for taking time to write.   I'd be happy to call you if
> > that's easier for you.
> >
> > Ann Stromberg, Ph.D., M.P.H.
> > for The Chijnaya Foundation
> > www.chijnayafoundation.org
> >
> >
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