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Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018

$300,000 in Prizes • Calling Students and Recent Grads

How can your innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems?



ABOUT 3billion people rely on traditional cookstoves to prepare their food each day. To fuel their hand-made traditional stoves, they burn biomass like firewood inside their homes. This practice harms the families who live in these households and our planet as a whole. Powerstove is the first smokeless clean cookstove with a self-powered cloud-based remote monitoring system for improved cookstoves in rural households. It uses 70% less biomass, cook food 5x faster with a payback period of 3months