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Simple plan for a refugee rocket stove made of mud (PDF 800KB)

This document shows how to make a rocket stove out of mud that will work better and more safely than a three-stone fire.

The Earth Stove

earth stoveThis version of the stove has an improved air intake. It features an 8 cm x 6 cm single air intake as opposed to the 5 x 5 cm double air intake described in the plans. A new set of plans will be available shortly. 14,000 of the stoves have been produced in DRC since January 2009.

Fuel-efficient stoves in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Video)

Click here to view a CNN report by Anderson Cooper on how people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now using fuel-efficient stoves.

Funding for development of the Institutional Stove Design Tool and part of the original funding for this web site were provided by the Ashden Trust.