Photos: the 2011 International runners-up

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AJDR Cooperative


Efficient stoves for sale in the market.

Cooking on an AJDR stove is far more pleasant with less smoke and saves money with less charcoal consumed.

Street kids and unemployed youth earn an income by making fuel-efficient charcoal-burning stoves from scrap metal.

Nuru East Africa Ltd


Nuru's innovative LED light charging station.

Pedalling to charge LED lights in Rwanda.

LED headlamps, charged by pedal power mean people can go about their lives safely after dark.

Ugastove Ltd.


Ugastove's domestic stoves are affordable - and portable.

Cooking on a Ugastove.

Manufacturing a larger stove for commercial use.


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