Solution



DAZIN FUEL COOKIES

  • Locally made from sustainably available forestry wood waste densification
  • High Efficiency: 84% less wood required compared to open fire cooking
  • Safe: Easy to transport and store for long time
  • Rural Households can trade forestry waste with fuel cookies for free at nearest Collection Point

  • EFFICIENT GASIFYING STOVE

  • Smokeless Flame: 98% less GHG emissions
  • Fast: Start cooking within 10 seconds
  • Flame regulator: No fire tending
  • Multipurpose: Used for personal cooking, fodder cooking and heating
  • Portable, clean and aspiring design



  • Accomplishments

  • Installed a fuel production setup with the capacity to make fuel for 15000 households in Tsirang, Bhutan
  • Successfully proven the concept both in rural and urban areas
  • 85% retention rate of forestry waste providers, proving the concept of people participation
  • Reduced wood collection and cooking time by 30% compared to open fire
  • Built two forestry waste Collection Points to reach all the members
  • Conducted extensive surveys from households, forest officials, restaurants to understand the local market
  • Starting to scale locally in Bhutan
  • Field trips in Assam, India started to replicate the concept

  • Benefits

    Health
  • Virtually eliminates exposure to deadly Household Air Pollution, a leading cause of sickness and mortality that kills ~ 1.3 million people in South Asia per year

  • Environment
  • Extraordinary Efficiency: reduces 84% of fuelwood use compared to open fire
  • Reduces deforestation, soil erosion, black carbon and green house gases

  • Economic
  • Reduce forestry wood waste collection time by half
  • Cooks faster with minimal tending
  • Same stove works as heater without any chimney requirements

  • Approach
  • Inclusive model targeted for Base of the Pyramid
  • Financially sustainable: fuel sales in cities cover the operational costs
  • Self-managed and Teal based organization setup optimizes our financial resources