Alexis Belonio

2008 Associate Laureate, Applied Technology
The Philippines, Born 1960

Project Goal

Turn rice husks into cheap, clean energy for cooking

Location: The Philippines

"It is a God-given technology. I wish to share it with people all around the world."

His fertile mind teeming with inventions to make life better and save energy, Alexis Belonio has produced a simple, gas-fired stove powered by rice husks, one of Asia’s most abundant farm wastes.

He is ready to share his low-cost invention, which reduces fuel costs and minimizes greenhouse gas emissions, with millions of families in the Philippines and abroad.

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