Stove Intervention

200 households in the North, East, South and West areas of the KN-District were selected for participation in the study. The study households randomly selected to one of four groups: 

* Control Group

* Given two locally-made rocket stoves

* Given two gasifer Philips stoves 

* Given one locally made stove and one Philips stoves. 

The Philips Stove (left) and the locally-made Gyapa Stove (right)

The Philips Stove (left) and the locally-made Gyapa Stove (right)

Based on feedback from initial surveys of stove use and testing in the field, a rebar stand was designed and provided for all Philips stoves. This stand provides more stability for the stove.