Louise Williamson

December 5, 2017

“GCIP has enabled me to bridge my innovation to a socially inclusive micro-enterprise that benefits mostly women in marginalised communities.”


Innovation: Mashesha stove


Description: Efficient biomass/wood fuel stoves that use half the required fuel of open fires. They are also safer to use, thanks to a closed gasification process.


The problem: Rural schools and households are heavily reliant on wood fuel. The resultant smoke impacts negatively on their health and the environment.


The story so far:


What’s next?

Finalise large biomass briquette composition ratios, get to market and expand the product range.

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