Okelo Kuc
Okelo Kuc

A locally produced stove, the Okelo Kuc is a portable household ceramic insulated charcoal fuel-efficient stove. Each stove is produced by local Ugandan artisans and is available in 6 sizes; small through XXX-large. The Okelo Kuc is registered under the CDM ICSEA PoA.

IWA tiers of performance
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unrated
Emissions
unrated
Efficiency
unrated
Indoor emissions
unrated
Safety
Information for consumers
Maximum pot capacity
5 L
Approximate lifetime
3 years
People fed per meal
5-12
Pot type accommodated
(Flat bottom/Round bottom)
Both
Countries deployed
Uganda
Common foods cooked
rice, beans, cassava, posho
Manufacturer's warranty available?
Yes
Warranty details
Lifeline issues a limited warranty providing for annual maintenance and repair services to extend the life of the stoves up to 7 years, while they are earning carbon credits. Maintenance and repair can include lid replacement, re-painting, or full refurbishment of the stove in the event of damage due to normal wear and tear.
General information
Manufactured in
Uganda
Suggested retail price
USD 7-15
Availability
On the market
Dimensions (l/w/h)
/287/245 mm
Weight
11.5 kg
Shipping dimensions
not available
Shipping weight
not available
Local assembly possible?
Yes
Materials needed for local assembly
rice husk, clay, metal
Includes instructions?
No
Other information
All stoves are locally produced by local tinsmiths. All Okelo Kuc stoves have the same warranty provided at the time of purchase. Included are the MSRP, dimension, and weight, pot capacity, and people fed information for the medium, large, X-large, XX-large and XXX-large stoves

Medium
  • MSRP: $9(min) - $20 (max)
  • Dimensions: 287mm (diameter); 287mm (height)
  • Weight: 14kg
  • Pot capacity: 3L to 8L
  • People Fed: 5 to 10 people
Large
  • MSRP: $10(min) - $25(max)
  • Dimensions: 317mm (diameter); 245mm (height)
  • Weight: 13kg
  • Pot capacity: 5L to 10L
  • People Fed: 6 to 12 people
X-large
  • MSRP: $13(min) - $28(max)
  • Dimensions: 360mm(diameter); 360mm(height)
  • Weight: 14kg
  • Pot capacity: 5L to 13L
  • People Fed: 8 to 15 people
XX-large
  • MSRP: $18(min) - $30(max)
  • Dimensions: 410mm (diameters)- 257mm(height)
  • Weight: 18kg
  • Pot capacity: 5L to 15L
  • People Fed: 8 to 18 people
XXX-large
  • MSRP: $22(min) - $35(max)
  • Dimensions: 455mm(diameter) - 263mm(height)
  • Weight: 24kg
  • Pot capacity: 5L to 18L
  • People Fed: 5 to 22 people
Characteristics
Ceramic-lined, Household, Portable, Pot skirt, Non-traditional
Fuels
Briquettes, Charcoal
Materials
Clay, Metal
Performance details
IWA efficiency  
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
IWA high power thermal efficiency 22.17 % 29.0 % 2
Efficiency, energy consumption and fuel use
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Cold start thermal efficiency 17.67 % 21.67 % 2
Hot start thermal efficiency 26.67 % 36.33 % 2
Heating stove thermal efficiency 31.08 % 37.5 % 2
Simmer thermal efficiency 40.0 % 46.0 % 2