completed the production of more than 3,000 stoves
Improved Cookstoves Programme Lao PDR (ICS) is one of the programmes of the Association of Rural Mobilisation and Improvement (ARMI) that has been implemented in Xiengkhouang Province, LuangPrabang Province, Xayabouri Province, Vientiane Province, Vientiane Capital, Savannakhet Province and Champasak Province.
The producer said: "When molding and drilling or making the hold (beehive), if the soil contains some small stones, making it difficult to mold and drill; burning the stove during this period is quite difficult because the firewood wet from the rain; and it take longer for burning the stove." However, our teams in each area also provide support, monitor, and inspect the quality of the stoves regularly. In Champasak province, 1,150 stoves can be produced, and Luang Prabang province can produce 2,100 stoves.