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Stories from the field-some by our team and some by guests who have joined us in the quest for smokeless fire!

Mystical Malliamman Durgham – Part 2

Continued from https://smokelesscookstovefoundation.org/mystical-malliamman-durgham-part-1/ Malliamman Durgham has had its share of interesting visitors including high ranking Government officials (I was given to understand the current version of the road only came...


Hallu Hallu…Rang De

Convergence of 1000s of years of Tribal traditions and wisdom laced with urban de-cultured and yet necessary ways of living to some solutions that might hold the key…all in heart...


by Deepa Parameswaran | Feb 4, 2019 |

“Imagine all the people, Sharing all the world, You may say I’m a dreamer, But I’m not the only one.”

by Nitisha Agrawal | Jan 10, 2019 | 

Meeting the Red Earth and Moulding it to Create Smokeless Fire. 

by Russell | Feb 20, 2018 | 

One of the great things to come out of the various meetings over the last month.

by Kush Sharma | Feb 20, 2018 | 

Although I have stayed away from the Chulha for the most of my life, I still somehow feel connected to the concept – previously unwillingly, but now willingly. 

by Nitisha Agrawal | Oct 9, 2018 |


by Nitisha Agrawal | Feb 20, 2018 |

When we see, and hear from outside and then when we really understand what it all means from within! 

by Lalita Iyer | Feb 20, 2018 |

Last month, listening to Hrishikay on Radio One (the only way I can drive in peak hours), I chanced upon a conversation involving a Himalayan Rocket Stove.  

by Nitisha Agrawal | Feb 20, 2018 |

We didn’t start the fire!!! For it was always burning. And I want to give it another sub title – “of hand painted banners & disruptive marketing” 

by Nitisha Agrawal | Feb 20, 2018 |

A theoretical yet powerful phrase – ‘power of an idea’ – can it actually propel us into the direction we intend to travel to?

by Rhea Gupte | Feb 20, 2018 |

One ordinary evening, I chat with Nitisha over hummus, pita and a couple of mojitos. She is in Goa for a few weeks to work on a new project. She is explaining to me her transition from the corporate sector to pursue her dreams away from the territory she is used to….

by Rhea Gupte | Feb 20, 2018 |

The condition in Chitrakoot is heartbreaking. On one side, there are lush patches of green, cultural heritages and historical landmarks, while on the other there are sufferings through malnutrition contamination and water shortage. 

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Red Earth And Smokeless Fire

by Nitisha Agrawal | Jan 10, 2019 |


by Nitisha Agrawal | Feb 4, 2019 |

Smokeless Cookstove Foundation, (SCF) is a 100% non-profit venture Licenced under section 8 (1) of the Companies Act,
2013 with 12AA and 80G tax status.