UNHCR Stove Distribution in Kyaka II camp, Uganda

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 11/06/2017

UNHCR Stove Distribution in Kyaka II camp, Uganda


Technology field of reference: Cooking

Relevant sectors: Nutrition, Food Security

Population type: Internally Displaced People (IDPs), Refugee, Host community, Other

Category of funders: Not Available

Project Description

In the Kyaka II Camp ID 105 in Kyegegwa, Uganda, UNHCR is leading the dissemination of two types of cookstoves, a clay molded stove and the Rocket Lorena. The Rocket Lorena, although more expensive, is better fit for the needs of the refugees and there remains a need for additional stoves. A comparative study of different stoves showed different benefits and constraints in all stoves. The clay molded stove has a short average lifetime of 6 months, medium acceptance among users, has no significant fuel saving, and low durability. The Rocket Lorena stove has a lifespan of 3 years, 30% fuel efficiency, and medium acceptance among users. There is a need to increase the targeted scale and also address concerns of sustainability with the initiative.


Unnamed Road, Uganda

Starting and ending date

From 11/06/2017 to 11/06/2017

Number of beneficiaries reached through energy related activites or interventions

850 households

Names of implementing partners

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Funding sources