Country: MyanmarFocus: Stove TechnologyPartner: Proximity DesignsStatus: Handed to PartnerYear: 2008

Design in Heat


Partner: Proximity Designs

Risk adverse Burmese women living on less than $2 a day need a safer and more efficient method of cooking to combat the rising cost and shortage of firewood.  The Myanmar Stove is designed with four main components, each with features that contribute to the technical and cultural appeal of our product.  the stove will improve the lives of women in Myanmar because the stove is 4 times faster at cooking, uses 1/3 the wood, has less smoke and controls and contains the flame for less fire hazard.