SNV World's Improved Cookstoves programme in Tanzania

Last Modified: Fri Jul 08 2016 19:57:46 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 90%
    + of the approximately 48 million people in Tanzania rely on biomass – mostly firewood and charcoal - as their primary fuel for cooking. The Tanzania Improved CookStoves (TICS) project existing cookstove entrepreneurs to provide clean cookstoves capable of meeting household needs for both charcoal and firewood cooking.
  • 60,000
    + rural and peri-urban Tanzanians have been reached so far by the programme, with increased access and use of clean, quality and appropriate cooking technologies.
  • 26
    cookstove producers (18 rural, 8 urban) have been engaged, providing employment to 60 persons.
  • 38%
    of the cookstove enterprises are female headed, and account for 50%+ of production and sales of the Matawi stove, the improved design as introduced by the programme.