The Problem - Kibera, Nairobi’s largest slum housing 80,000 + people Lack of sanitation Rubbish Overcrowding
The Solution - The Community Cooker Invented by Nairobi architect Jim Archer Planning Systems Services Ltd The Prototype -Laini Saba, Kibera, Nairobi
Invented by Nairobi architect Jim Archer Planning Systems Services Ltd
Invented by Nairobi architect Jim Archer Planning Systems Services Ltd Site Plan Sorting & drying racks The Cooker Toilets & showers Cold water storage from rainwater harvesting BioLatrines Rubbish chute to firebox
The Concept – Trade rubbish to use the Community Cooker and its Facilities
The end products are: -
Zero cash cooking frying, boiling, baking, roasting.
Water heated cash free.
Water boiled cash free.
Use of showers & toilets.
Motivated local Community.
Increased local employment.
The Benefits – People see rubbish as a valuable commodity - collect & trade it - 1. Improved ground water quality. 2. Improved health from: Reduced rubbish heaps, Drinking boiled water, Cooking food, Washing in hot water, proper sanitation. 3. Improved environment both physically and visually. 4. The community cooker is easy to maintain and repair. 5. The community cooker is inexpensive to run. 6. Increased employment.
The Future – Community Cooker No 2 for Magongo, Mombasa Same picture -different place