Addressing Risk Aversion and Discord between Wives' and Husbands' Preferences as Barriers to Improved Cookstove Adoption in Orissa

Status 
Inactive
Region 
Asia
Description 
Despite the discomfort and dangers of sustained exposure to smoke, 3 billion people around the world cook on open fires. The HomeStove by BioLite offers an alternative, reducing the amount of firewood required by families and cutting toxic pollutants by 95 percent —nearly 10 times more than other available improved cook stoves.
Implementing Partner 
BioLite
Total Lifetime Investment 
$ 1,184,780.00
USG Investment 
$ 1,000,000.00
Non-USG Investment 
$ 184,780.00
Resource Partner 
Start Year 
2013
End Year 
2015