COOK STOVE CHALLENGE; PAKISTAN
PROVEN INTERVENTION TO BE DISTRIBUTED
Learn more about the Cook Stove Challenge and how clean cook stoves reduce health and safety risks, lower fuel expenses, and help reduce poverty.
DISTRIBUTION MODEL INNOVATION
Harness Energy is a social enterprise dedicated to providing clean and affordable solutions to Pakistan’s energy-starved population. Harness are an Associate of IFC’s Lighting Pakistan program, and their role in eradicating poverty lies in innovative distribution models that take clean energy products to the last mile. They are conducting a pilot to distribute 500 clean cook stoves in rural Punjab, and aim to scale up to 25000 in 2 years. These stoves significantly reduce indoor air pollution and pay back their investment within 6 months, leading to major improvements in their living standards.
PILOT AND SCALING GOALS
500 cook stoves distributed during the pilot phase
25,000 distributed by the end of year 2
Shehryar - Founder and Managing Director