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We save lives and forests

What we do

StoveTeam helps local entrepreneurs establish factories in Latin America. These self-sustaining businesses produce safe, affordable, fuel-efficient cookstoves to replace dangerous open cooking fires. Ecocina factories have produced more than 44,600 stoves, improving the lives of more than 334,000 people.

StoveTeam's model has been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Partnership for Clean Indoor Air Award for Developing Local Markets for our innovative approach creating local employment while improving health and reducing air pollution.

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With your help, we can do more!

The Need

Smoke from indoor cooking fires is the leading cause of death of children under age five. It kills eight times as many children as malaria.

Help Start a Factory

Start a project to build a factory. Volunteer to help with the construction or involve your Rotary club to help a local entrepreneur get started.

The Ecocina

Locally produced Ecocina cookstoves reduce wood consumption and harmful pollutants.

Find out how your Rotary club can help

For more information about a volunteer trip, sponsoring a factory or creating a matching grant, contact us!