What We’ve Learned
about Implementing
Successful Stove Programs
and Why It Matters
Joyous photos are a good thing, but the
background to the photo is fundamental
In our case, our background began in
Haiti in 1999
Artist, J.R.PH. Auguste
Photo credit: Haiti Visuelle
Local production allows for tuning to
market demands
Our first big success…
was not OUR success
Local resources
Local fuel production
Taking ownership
While it is key to
marketing to show
one’s own stoves in a
good light, it is
important to also
respect the local
stoves
Lo...
Knowledge transfer is a two-way street
We are all in this together
Additional, tangible benefits are
important as they are easier to explain
Summary
• Adapt stoves to local cooking traditions
• Locally owned and operated hubs
• Profits must remain in local commun...
Nathaniel Mulcahy, World Stove
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Nathaniel Mulcahy, World Stove

Presentation WAME workshop July 8 2015
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Presentations & Public Speaking      
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Transcripts - Nathaniel Mulcahy, World Stove

  • 1. What We’ve Learned about Implementing Successful Stove Programs and Why It Matters
  • 2. Joyous photos are a good thing, but the background to the photo is fundamental
  • 3. In our case, our background began in Haiti in 1999 Artist, J.R.PH. Auguste Photo credit: Haiti Visuelle
  • 4. Local production allows for tuning to market demands
  • 5. Our first big success… was not OUR success
  • 6. Local resources
  • 7. Local fuel production
  • 8. Taking ownership
  • 9. While it is key to marketing to show one’s own stoves in a good light, it is important to also respect the local stoves Local people have very likey figured out things we/you have overlooked
  • 10. Knowledge transfer is a two-way street
  • 11. We are all in this together
  • 12. Additional, tangible benefits are important as they are easier to explain
  • 13. Summary • Adapt stoves to local cooking traditions • Locally owned and operated hubs • Profits must remain in local community • Local technology transfer • Local fuel production • Respectful representation of local people • Shift from global assistance to local comminities to local comunities helping the world • Only develop products that you would use • Every step of program (not just technology) must be designed to be industrializable and be brought to scale. • Locally run, and co-developed, evaluation programs every 3-6 months

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