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Country: El Salvador
Factory: Inversiones Falcón
Contact: Sr. Gustavo Peña and Rosa Elvira Hererra
Location: 3a Avenida Norte 2-1, Pasaje # 1 Nahulingo, Sonsonate El Salvador
Gustavo Peña left El Salvador during the war after being hunted by the death squads. He worked both in Los Angeles and in Canada prior to returning to El Salvador. He has worked in a variety of occupations from motorcycle sales to the establishment of a pizza business.
He met Larry Winiarski in December of 2007 and worked with him to develop the first prototype of the Ecocina stove. Members of StoveTeam International met him in early 2008 and assisted him to develop the first Ecocina stove factory. Within the first five years, Gustavo’s factory, Inversiones Falcón, produced and sold over 20,000 Ecocina stoves.