Last updated: 20 September 2017      
Clement Musonda 2014

Clement Musonda attends to a box cooker.

Clement Musonda is an engineer from Kishahsa, Democratic Republic of the Congo interested in alternative energy sources. He became involved with solar cooking in 2010 and has distributed 42 solar box cookers and introduced 120 people to solar cooking since then. Since 2014 he has been living in Lusaka, Zambia where he works for Sol Suffit , and promotes solar cooking in the surrounding area.

Other people helping him to promote solar cooking in Africa, and wishing to reduce deforestation and avoid global warming, include Daniel Kadinda, Gaston Kankwende, and Lydia Katuna.

Clement has interest in solar cooking technology standards, global branding of solar cooking, and consumer rating/certification of solar cookers. His group is also interested in creating relationships with solar cooking partners from the USA and in Europe.


Clement Musonda Heliac style solar cooker, 9-20-17

Clement has built a Heliac style solar cooker. Photo credit: Clement Musonda

  • NEW: September 2017: Clement has been building Heliac solar cookers, using an inexpensive fresnel overhead lens. The light is focussed down and reflected back up under the cooktop. Cooks are able to prepare food, and work at a typical counter height.
  • May 2016: Clement writes: "Solar project is in Zimbabwe now. I was there last month and run training in Harare. We made 5 solar box cooker for starting. And our goal is to make more."
  • November 2014: Clement Musonda reports that he is now also active in Zambia.

External links


Clement Musonda
22, Lombo
Kinshasa, District of Kinshasa, 00243
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tel.: +243 826298921


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