BURN Manufacturing is a leading international cookstove company, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. They design, manufacture, and distribute the world’s most fuel-efficient and durable cookstoves. BURN employs 1,500 people, more than 50% of whom are women, and they currently have operations in ten African countries (Kenya, Ghana, DRC, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique, Uganda, Somalia, Senegal).
Since its establishment in 2010, BURN has demonstrated that clean cookstoves can deliver transformative social, financial, and environmental impacts. BURN’s stoves have positively impacted the lives of more than 12.7 million people, helping users save over US$490 million in household fuel costs. Environmentally, BURN’s stoves have helped save 6.6 million tons of wood, leading to the avoidance of 11.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions.
BURN is the only vertically integrated modern cookstove business in Africa, from product conceptualization to delivery, and has received extensive recognition for its cutting-edge innovation and environmental and social impact. In 2022, BURN started selling their pioneering electric cookstove which will continue to revolutionise the cooking sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.
 CREEC, 2022; Yunus Social Business, 2022
Geographic Reach of BURN’s Existing and Future Operations