• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • paul wheaton
  • Joseph Lofthouse
stewards:
  • Mike Jay
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Devaka Cooray
garden masters:
  • Steve Thorn
  • Dave Burton
  • Dan Boone
gardeners:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Mandy Launchbury-Rainey
  • Mike Barkley

Rocket Stoves for the Needy in Appalachia

 
Posts: 1
1
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
As you can see from my signature, I write grants (and other things) for a nonprofit. Part of what we do is give out firewood for our clients to use for heating and cooking. Most of them work two or three jobs so don't have much time to even learn how to build a rocket stove, much less do it. Being in the high country of Appalachia (Boone, NC), winters are hard, and we typically run out of firewood during the winter season. And, a certain percentage of our clients move somewhat frequently, for whatever reason.

I have much luck getting things donated. What I want to know is if there is a ready-made rocket stove that can be portable and cheap enough and big enough as a company that they might be willing to donate some. Obviously, the efficiency will help enormously.

Can you direct me to some likely sources?

Thanks so much,
Robyn Cornwell
Development Director
Hunger and Health Coalition
 
pollinator
Posts: 4154
Location: Northern New York Zone4-5 the OUTER 'RONDACs percip 36''
59
hugelkultur fungi books wofati solar woodworking
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Robyn Cornwell : I am sending you a Purple Message. In the meantime you may want to look at ) ) )) ))) )))) :::-->

http://www.permies.com/t/40778/rocket-stoves/SAVING-LIVES-Rocket-Stove-rock, highlight the bold part,

right click to open in Address Window or Google Search ! Big AL
 
gardener
Posts: 2989
Location: Southern alps, on the French side of the french /italian border 5000ft high Southern alpine climate.
129
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ask Cindy Mathieu, she might donate a few!
 
My first bit of advice is that if you are going to be a mime, you shouldn't talk. Even the tiny ad is nodding:
permaculture bootcamp - learn permaculture through a little hard work
https://permies.com/wiki/bootcamp
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!