Mwoto Quad2
Mwoto Quad2

The Quad2 is a modification of the Mwoto stove. The quad name originates from quadrate as the stove has four legs. It can hold up to 2500g of dry eucalyptus wood. The Quad TLUD is reinforced with four wooden legs and a top wooden handle that enhance stove stability and reduce the risk burns during stove use.

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Information for consumers
Maximum pot capacity
20 L
Approximate lifetime
1 years
People fed per meal
Pot type accommodated
(Flat bottom/Round bottom)
Countries deployed
Common foods cooked
Matooke (mashed bananas), beans, rice, posho (maize bread), cassava, millet bread and beef.
Manufacturer's warranty available?
Warranty details
Servicing and repairs on the stoves are a responsibility for ABE for up to one year; this applies only to damages caused by heat to the stove. Stove users must never burn charcoal in the Quad stove because this reduces the durability. Awamu shall attempt to acquire back the stove that has not been in use for over three months, only a portion of the original payment will be made in such a case.
General information
Manufactured in
Suggested retail price
USD 11-16
On the market
Dimensions (l/w/h)
300/300/500 mm
4.0 kg
Shipping dimensions
not available
Shipping weight
not available
Local assembly possible?
Materials needed for local assembly
Chisel - Hammer - Rail/ round pipe - Pair of pliers - screw driver
Includes instructions?
Other information
not available
Non-traditional, Heating, Biochar-producing, Batch loaded, Gasifier (TLUD), Portable, Household
Briquettes, Crop residues, Wood
Performance details
Efficiency, energy consumption and fuel use
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Cold start thermal efficiency 33.0 % 42.0 % 2
Specific energy consumption 11713.0 kJ/task 19337.0 kJ/task 2
Fuel consumed 127.1 g/task 1049.0 g/task 2
Simmer thermal efficiency 29.0 % 41.0 % 2
Specific fuel consumption cold start 54.9 g/L 61.9 g/L 2
Temp-corrected specific consumption cold start 0.01 g/L 65.8 g/L 2
Burning rate cold start 9.5 g/min 16.7 g/min 2
Burning rate simmer 6.7 g/min 11.6 g/min 2
Specific fuel consumption simmer 72.2 g/L 144.1 g/L 2
Temp-corrected specific energy cons simmer 0.6 kJ/L 0.6 kJ/L 1
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Cold start firepower 2932.0 W 5125.0 W 2
Simmer firepower 2054.0 W 3574.0 W 2
Time to boil cold start 18.0 min 27.0 min 2
Temp-corrected time to boil cold start 19.1 min 19.1 min 1
Turn down ratio 1.43 1.44 2
Safety metrics
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Sharp edges and points rating 2.0 2.0 1
Cookstove tipping rating 4.0 4.0 1
Containment of fuel rating 3.0 3.0 1
Obstructions near cooking surface rating 4.0 4.0 1
Surface temperature rating 1.0 1.0 1
Heat transmission to surroundings rating 1.0 1.0 1
Temperature of operational construction rating 4.0 4.0 1
Chimney shielding rating 4.0 4.0 1
Flames surrounding cookpot rating 4.0 4.0 1
Flames or fuel exiting chamber rating 4.0 4.0 1
Total safety score 81.0 points 81.0 points 1