How to make & use the Kenya ceramic jiko (KCJ)
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Published by KENGO Regional Wood Energy Programme for Africa in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English



  • Kenya.


  • Stoves, Wood -- Kenya.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 48-51) and index.

Other titlesHow to make and use the Kenya ceramic jiko (KCJ), Kenya ceramic jiko.
StatementMuiruri J. Kimani.
LC ClassificationsTS425 .K56 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1391862M
ISBN 109966841059
LC Control Number92981170

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To produce the Kenya Ceramic Jiko, two main materials are needed: clay to make the ceramic, and metal. The moulding of the stove is made from mild sheet metal, which can be attained from scrap metal such as that found in bitumen drums. [6]. The jiko, a charcoal-burning stove consisting of a ceramic liner fitted inside a metal case, burns 25 to 40 per cent less charcoal than the traditional stoves on which its design was based. This book provides guidance on its production and promotion. Buy The Kenya Ceramic Jiko: A Manual for Stovemakers by Allen, Hugh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Metal stove body with ceramic liner. Names. Kenya Ceramic Jiko, KCJ. Kenyan Jico. In Senegal: Diambar or Jambar. The stove is known by many different names in different countries. Fuel. Charcoal. Country of Origin / Dissemination Area. Launched in Kenya in The design was based on the Thai Bucket stove. The stove was developed.

New wood and charcoal cookstoves with high levels of fuel efficiency and significantly reduced emissions have been launched into the market in Kenya. The sto. COPIA KENYA Maisha Rahisi – Shop for this Jikokoa Charcoal Stove Improved Model on Kenya’s largest online store. For All your Quality Assured Trusted Brands.. Send goods upcountry, Affordably Conveniently. ORDER NOW for the Jikokoa Charcoal Stove Improved Model at COPIA KENYA and enjoy free delivery to Mashinani or City Outskirts in two to.   Kenya Ceramic Jiko (KCJ) is an improved version adapted in from the ceramic charcoal stoves found in Thailand. The top chamber is lined with a pottery liner made from clay, rice husks and ash cemented to the metal. The grate is either pottery or metal and the drum is now waisted: the fire is in the bottom chamber, the grate is small and. The Thai Bucket Stove was modified to suit Kenyan conditions as the Kenya Ceramic Jiko (KCJ) under the Kenya Renewable Energy Development Programme. An evaluation of the dissemination and impact of the KCJ against the traditional charcoal metal stove (TMS) was undertaken. Three areas in Nairobi and four in Kisumu were chosen as survey areas.

  The Kenya Ceramic Jiko Paperback – November 1, by Hugh Allen (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $Reviews: 1. Cut-away of the Kenya Ceramic Jiko The KCJ is the result of research on stove design, efficiency, and patterns of usage initiated in the 's and actively continued through the 's (Kinyanjui and Minae, ; Openshaw, ; Barnes et al., ; Kammen, a,b). Domestic ceramic jiko: rural and urban low-income families. Institutional ceramic jiko: hospitals, schools, prisons, and any institutions that use fuelwood or charcoal as their main energy source. Cost and availability The trade name of the new domestic jiko is Kimathi Jiko, and it sells for 55 to 75 Kenyan shillings, or Can $2 to $3. There has been a combination of local input and international agency involvement, along with many others, who participated in developing The Kenya Ceramic Jiko (KCJ). The stove is a portable improved charcoal burning stove consisting of an hour-glass shaped metal cladding with an interior ceramic liner that is perforated to permit the ash to.