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The '''Wonderbag''' is a commercially-produced [[heat-retention cooker]] that allows food that has been brought to a boil on a stove, to continue cooking for hours after it has been removed from the fuel source.
   
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Over 650,000 bags have been distributed in [[South Africa]], for which the first round of [[carbon credits]] have been registered and issued. It is also being manufactured locally in [[Rwanda]] and [[Turkey]], with pilots poised to launch in [[Kenya]], [[Nigeria]] and [[Somalia]]. Also over 4,500 bags have been sold in the UK, with a buy-one-give-one model to support getting Wonderbags into humanitarian relief.
[[File:Wonderbag_image,_11-13-13.jpg|thumb|350px|The Wonderbag]]
 
The Wonderbag was developed to ease the social, economic and environment impacts of the current global circumstances. The Wonderbag is a non-electric, heat-retention cooker that allows food that has been brought to a boil on a stove fire, to continue cooking for hours after it has been removed from the fuel source.
 
   
It’s taken years of passion, energy, and perseverance to get Sarah and the brand where it is today – 600,000 bags distributed in [[South Africa]], first round of carbon credits registered and issued, production capabilities in [[Rwanda]] and [[Turkey]], pilots poised to launch in [[Kenya]], [[Nigeria]] and [[Somalia]], and over 4,500 bags sold in the UK, with a buy-one-give-one model to support getting Wonderbags into humanitarian relief.
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''[Above text was adapted from the [http://www.nb-wonderbag.com Wonderbag website] in July 2014)''
 
It’s pretty simple - we supply a product that will change behaviour in a way that will change the world. We’re not about Wonderbags being sold, we’re about Wonderbags being used.
 
 
Our brand is simple, honest, reliable, hard-working and authentic. We are about empowering people. Those on our team, the hundreds of people we’ve trained and employed - and for those who use a Wonderbag.
 
 
''(Above text from Wonderbag website)''
 
   
 
[[File:Wonderbag_use_diagram,_11-13-13.jpg|none|650px]]
 
[[File:Wonderbag_use_diagram,_11-13-13.jpg|none|650px]]
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Heat-retention cooking]]
 
*[[Heat-retention cooking]]
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==Audio and video==
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*'''October 2014:'''
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::[[File:WonderBag FinalCut|thumb|none|400 px]]
   
 
==Articles in the media==
 
==Articles in the media==
*'''November 2013:''' [http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/wonderbag-electricity-free-slow-cooker.html The Wonderbag is an electricity-free slow cooker that can slow deforestation, reduce violence and make a hearty stew!] - ''treehugger''
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*'''October 2014:''' Many more articles can be seen at: [http://www.nb-wonderbag.com/Pages/Wonderbaginthepress Wonderbags in the Press]
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*'''September 2014:''' [[Media:Wonderbags 7 Sept KZN Business Sunday Tribune.pdf|Wonderbags transform waste, empower women]] - ''Sunday Tribune''
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* '''August 2014:''' [http://mgafrica.com/article/2014-08-15-from-wonderbags-to-solar-cooking-innovative-solutions-to-africas-charcoal-problem/ From 'Wonderbags' to solar cooking, brilliant solutions to Africa's alarming charcoal problem] - ''Mali & Guardian Africa''
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*'''April 2014:''' [http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/04/the-slow-cooker-that-requires-no-electricity/361343/#b05g08t20w14 The Slow Cooker That Requires No Electricity] - ''The Atlantic''
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*'''March 2014:''' [http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucerogers/2014/03/03/farm-girl-from-south-africa-and-unilevers-ceo-conspire-to-change-the-world/ Farm Girl from South Africa and Unilever's CEO Conspire To Change The World] - ''Forbes''
   
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*'''November 2013:''' [http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/wonderbag-electricity-free-slow-cooker.html The Wonderbag is an electricity-free slow cooker that can slow deforestation, reduce violence and make a hearty stew!] - ''treehugger''
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*http://www.nb-wonderbag.com
 
*http://www.nb-wonderbag.com
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*[http://www.nb-wonderbag.com/Pages/Wonderbaginthepress Wonderbags in the Press]
   
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
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Tel.: +27 031 536 8220
 
Tel.: +27 031 536 8220
   
Email: [mailto:gareth@nb-wonderbag.com gareth@nb-wonderbag.com]<br/>
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Email: [mailto:gareth@nb-wonderbag.com gareth@nb-wonderbag.com]<br />
Web: http://www.nb-wonderbag.com<br/>
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Web: http://www.nb-wonderbag.com<br />
 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheWonderbag
 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheWonderbag
 
[[Category:Heat-retention cooking]]
 
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[[Category:South Africa]]
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[[Category:NGOs employing carbon credits]]

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Last updated: October 18, 2014      
Wonderbag image, 11-13-13

Wonderbag logo, 11-13-13

The Wonderbag is a commercially-produced heat-retention cooker that allows food that has been brought to a boil on a stove, to continue cooking for hours after it has been removed from the fuel source.

Over 650,000 bags have been distributed in South Africa, for which the first round of carbon credits have been registered and issued. It is also being manufactured locally in Rwanda and Turkey, with pilots poised to launch in Kenya, Nigeria and Somalia. Also over 4,500 bags have been sold in the UK, with a buy-one-give-one model to support getting Wonderbags into humanitarian relief.

[Above text was adapted from the Wonderbag website in July 2014)

Wonderbag use diagram, 11-13-13

See alsoEdit

Audio and videoEdit

  • October 2014:
WonderBag FinalCut07:25

WonderBag FinalCut

Articles in the mediaEdit

External linksEdit

ContactEdit

Wonderbag
Unit 3, 8 Richefond Circle,
Ridgeside Office Park
Umhlanga, 4319
South Africa

Postal address:
P.O Box: 263
La Lucia, 4153
South Africa

Tel.: +27 031 536 8220

Email: gareth@nb-wonderbag.com
Web: http://www.nb-wonderbag.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheWonderbag

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