== ABOUT US ==
== OUR PROJECTS ==
Since the inception of this work, we have introduced the idea of our smokeless chulah to a handful of villages in the Districts of Palghar, Kasara and Shahpur in Maharashtra. In Palghar’s Sajjan village we were able to train a few community members in collaboration with one of our big supporters of the project..
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== STORIES FROM THE FIELD ==
by Nitisha Agrawal | Jan 10, 2019 |
My nails and finger tips still bear red as I write this blog based on our experience in Koduru, Andhra Pradesh. And in a manner speaking, I wish they remain stained red. For it’s the red of the earth that I had never seen or touched and played with. Read More
Sometimes, travel means exploring more than what meets the eye, and giving back to the destination.
Nitisha Agrawal lives with the Korku tribe of Central India and writes about their little known culture and lifestyle.
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We are on an exciting journey with Smokeless Cookstove Revolution. This journey takes us on a road to work with and explore the cultures and homes of some of the most beautiful and exclusive communities residing in sometimes remote and breath taking locations in India. As our scope of work is rapidly expanding, we often need extra set of hands to help out with various activities. Join the “Revolution”.
Household Air Pollution is an epidemic of astronomical proportions, affecting almost half of the world’s population. Our mission is to effect transformation by empowering those who need this technology to take it, use it, modify it, improve on it, monetise it and most of all… share it. You can be a part of the Smokeless Cookstove Revolution by supporting us with your time, energy, skills and passion.
== SMOKELESS COOKSTOVE REVOLUTION TEAM ==
Nitisha | Director
Nitisha heads up the Smokeless Cookstove Foundation as Director and is actively involved with various aspects of the training programs. She studied Sustainable Development and Solutions from Columbia University, Earth Institute and thirsts for working towards conservation and protecting the environment. Based in Mumbai, she has her bags packed all the time ready for field assignments with the Smokeless Cookstove Revolution.
Ajay Sharma | Project Consultant
A development professional working in Clean energy access with expertise in Solar off grid applications and improved cookstove project implementation. I have more than 8 years of experience working in remote rural areas with NGO’s and social enterprises.
Russell | Advisor
Russell developed the Eco1 Rocket Stove combustion heater as a result of many years traveling in the Himalayas noticing deforestation and various climate related changes. As a result of prototyping for this, he also came up with the design for the Smokeless Chulha used by our Foundation. Russell is currently the Managing Director of Himalayan Rocket Stove in India and Rocket Man Designs in Australia and juggles his work and life across the 2 countries.
Purabi Sarkar | Strategic Advisor
Director-TARE, Strategy & Market Research | Livelihoods revenue model planning | Value chain analysis | Need & Yield strategy