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Kenya Design Project. Angela Buck Alex Ortega Josh Klajnowski Krysten Rozanski. Table of Contents. Background information Environment Economy Culture Current Technology Goals Brainstorm Evaluation Design Matrices Proposed Solution Business Plan. Environment.

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kenya design project

Kenya Design Project

Angela Buck

Alex Ortega

Josh Klajnowski

KrystenRozanski

table of contents
Table of Contents
  • Background information
    • Environment
    • Economy
    • Culture
    • Current Technology
  • Goals
  • Brainstorm
  • Evaluation
    • Design Matrices
  • Proposed Solution
  • Business Plan
environment
Environment

Climate- 70 degrees year round

Rainy seasons occur from April to June and October to December

Deforestation has become a problem in Kenya

economy
Economy
  • Market based economy and an external trade system
  • 80% of Kenyans live off of their land
  • 14% work in industry
  • Average earnings 9,000-15,000 shillings per year, or $121.00-$201.00
culture
Culture
  • 85% of females buy and cook the food for their families
  • Boys are raised to take care of animals, while girls are raised to work on the farm
  • 85% of total population older than 15 years old are literate
  • Average family consists of two parents and 4-5 children
current technology

Fuels

  • Geothermal
  • Electricity
  • Charcoal
  • Kerosene
  • Ethanol
  • Solar
  • Wood
Current Technology

Jico

Envirofit

goals
Goals
  • Greater than a 50% decrease in emissions
  • Greater than a 50% decrease in fuel usage
  • Greater than a 50% decrease in cooking cycle time
  • More sustainable (economic, social, and environmental)
brainstorming
Brainstorming
  • Ethanol Cooker
  • Solar Cooker
  • Upgraded Jico
  • Geothermal Cooker
  • Electric Cooker
ethanol cooker
Ethanol Cooker
  • Many benefits
    • Decreases cooking time

(takes approximately 8

minutes to boil water)

    • Burns more efficiently than Kerosene and Propane which are all more efficient than what is already used
    • Reduces emissions by 40%
    • 3 gallon tank
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11” tall

  • Tank height 6”
  • CC height 5”
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Tank Diameter 12”

CC Diameter 10”

our business plan
Our Business Plan
  • Refine the ethanol without money payment
  • Keep small percentage of each gallon produced as refining fee
  • Sell that ethanol to urban areas
  • Sell DDGS to farmers for animal feed
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Cost Estimate

  • Cost of Production:
    • Cast Iron: $1.88
      • 0.038 ft^3, 17.12 lbs, $0.11/lb
    • Labor Cost: Average Kenyan paid $0.33 per day

Expected cost of labor: $0.17

    • Shipping costs: $4.00
    • Other factors (electricity, equipment, repairs, etc.): $5.00
    • Total Estimated Cost: $11.05
    • Expected Retail Value: $12.00-$15.00