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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!

Imagine!

Imagine all the people,Sharing all the worldYou may say I'm a dreamerBut I'm not the only one... Text by Deepa ParmeswaranImages by Deepa and SCF team There’s Nitisha too and many more who I would like to know of in this beauty of life! We both primarily bond on this...

Red Earth and Smokeless Fire

Meeting the Red Earth and Moulding it to Create Smokeless Fire Text: Nitisha AgrawalImages: Shad Fatima 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...

Tackling Household Air Pollution – A Report

I can't tell you how proud I am of the Smokeless Cookstove Foundation team lead by Nitisha for putting together this amazing program and following up with the survey to test the efficacy of the work. Please read the report, it speaks for itself. Russell...

From dreading the chulha to loving it!

Guest Post by Kush Sharma Co-Founder, Rural Odyssey A guest post for the Smokeless Cookstove Revolution 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. It...

Seeing from within at Kanha, Madhya Pradesh

When we see, and hear from outside and then when we really understand what it all means from within! Longish, title…but this is actually what I felt at the end of the Kanha’s Smokeless Chulah workshop. I have been to Kanha several times, but never peeped into the...

Saving a million trees, one smokeless chulha at a time

Guest Post by Lalita Iyer: MommyGoLightly 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.  The interviewee was Russell Collins, an Australian whose soul lives...

Chandigarh – We didn’t start the fire!

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” These two titles actually pretty much sum up the first official smokeless chulla workshop held in the University...

Serendipity in Dharwad

A theoretical yet powerful phrase – ‘power of an idea’ – can it actually propel us into the direction we intend to travel to? They say that a single moment consists of over 3000 realms of thoughts. And here I was, face to face with one such thought – can we do...

Smokeless Chulha Workshop IIT Delhi

One of the great things to come out of the various meetings over the last month were connections with wonderful people who could see the potential for this work to really have an impact. Two of those people were Sarandeep and Aparna who run the Women’s Empowerment and...

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Contact person : Nitisha Agrawal (Founder & Director)

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