Plancha Mejorada/Chefina
Plancha Mejorada/Chefina

Built-in stove made from bricks, cement blocks, and clay, with a metal top and metal chimney. Uses mainly wood but can use other types of biomass. It requires a high investment of participation by the recipients in labor and training activities.

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unrated
Emissions
unrated
Efficiency
unrated
Indoor emissions
unrated
Safety
Information for consumers
Maximum pot capacity
20 L
Approximate lifetime
10 years
People fed per meal
6-10
Pot type accommodated
(Flat bottom/Round bottom)
Flat bottom
Countries deployed
not available
Common foods cooked
Corn, beans, soups,
Manufacturer's warranty available?
No
General information
Manufactured in
Guatemala
Suggested retail price
USD 150-175
Availability
On the market
Dimensions (l/w/h)
750/800/1400 mm
Weight
225.0 kg
Shipping dimensions
not available
Shipping weight
not available
Local assembly possible?
Yes
Materials needed for local assembly
Clay bricks, concrete block, clay, metal top, metal chimney, metal door, cement, sand, clay.
Includes instructions?
No
Other information
Stoves are built in site with provision of labor an local materials, participation in a training program on preventive health topics, community organizational sthrengthnening, use an maintainace of stoves on the part of the users. This is a joint effort with Ministry of Health, Municipal authorities, community leaders and our organization to conduct the project. Adoption rate is above 80%.
Characteristics
Household, Built in place, Chimney, Non-traditional, Griddle/plancha
Fuels
Wood
Materials
Brick, Cement, Clay, Metal
Performance details