Casamiga Cookstove
Casamiga Cookstove
Manufacturer
Locally manufactured

This cookstove was designed by Ian Hodgson. The cookstove comes in 3 models of different sizes and characteristics. The cookstove burns on any dry waste, and so far we have identified 37 compatible fuels: sawdust, bagasse, cotton waste, maize stover, milled cobs, tobacco scrap, animal dung, soya stalks, peanut shells, hay, grass cuttings, leaves, pine needles, sisal waste, paper waste, and others.

IWA tiers of performance
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unrated
Emissions
unrated
Efficiency
unrated
Indoor emissions
unrated
Safety
Information for consumers
Maximum pot capacity
20 L
Approximate lifetime
not available
People fed per meal
6-12
Pot type accommodated
(Flat bottom/Round bottom)
Flat bottom
Countries deployed
Ecuador, Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Common foods cooked
Basic home food and baking
Manufacturer's warranty available?
Yes
Warranty details
To be advised
General information
Manufactured in
not available
Suggested retail price
USD 20-50
Dimensions (l/w/h)
400/400/500 mm
Weight
4.9 kg
Shipping dimensions
600/600/900 mm
Shipping weight
10.0 kg
Local assembly possible?
Yes
Materials needed for local assembly
metal sheeting, angle line metal, round pipe metal, steel rope
Includes instructions?
No
Other information
The cookstove is in 3 models:
Cookstove 1: cooks and heats for an average family; 6 people
Cookstove 2: cooks and heats for a large family
Cookstove 3: cooks, bakes and heats 40 litres of water for a very large family. can be used indoors as it is vented and can be used commercially in the informal sector

*The deployment of the cookstove was in the form of test beds. The Zimbabwe boy scouts used it in Australia at the Scouts jamboree. It was used commercially in Zimbabwe Ecuador and is now being implanted in Mozambique.
Characteristics
Household, Portable, Batch loaded, Heating, Ceramic-lined, Chimney
Fuels
Crop residues, Dung
Materials
Metal
Performance details