Is LPG Really a Dirty Word?

SmartGas LPG Pilot Customer Liked the Service

Envirofit’s new SmartGas™ service was designed to reduce LPG’s access and affordability barriers. This is accomplished through the Envirofit SmartGas meter, which is equipped with mobile and IoT technology to dispense fuel on-demand. In doing so, SmartGas enables customers for the first time to Pay-As-You-Cook™ for LPG at a price comparable to cooking with charcoal… read more


Communities of Change – Cooking Mid-Day Meals with Less Fuel

The PCS-12 Cooks Efficiently for Large Groups

In 2017 the Indian government provided food to 1.14 million schools, but left cooking it up to them. For MDMS recipients the program presents an incredible opportunity to improve educational outcomes, and an insatiable need for firewood. According to a recent report from the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, 63% of MDMS schools… read more


A Clean Start – LPG Adoption in Suburban Kenya

Like many mothers in Kenya, Cecilia wakes up early to feed her children before school. It’s at the start of the day when her first decision regarding household energy must be made. Charcoal takes nearly 20 minutes just to heat up, unlike a gas flame which is available at the turn of a button. However,… read more


Nanofinance – Bringing the Bank to the Kitchen

The scope of microfinance has changed and the majority of microlending banks now charge higher interest rates and promote larger loans. One reason for this is transaction costs, which can make issuing loans for less than $50 prohibitively expensive. … read more


Field Notes – Building a Cookstove Market in Nigeria

Field Notes Buidling a Cookstove Market in Nigeria

Envirofit has been working in Nigeria since 2012 and to date has reached over 250,000 people by manufacturing, distributing and selling the country’s highest performing line of cookstoves. We spoke with our Sales Director, Biodun Olaore, about the challenges and successes of the last 5 years and how Envirofit Nigeria has improved the lives of… read more


Stove Stacking – Problem or Challenge?

Stove stacking by biomass fuel users is a common occurence

Household energy in Ghana, as in much of the world, lies at the intersection between tradition, affordability and convenience. Energy like charcoal is reliable, affordable and readily available, and so it becomes a tradition that households are built around. But traditions can be updated if people see the value of changing them.… read more


Communities of Change – The Deliciousness of a Community Cookout

Entrants cooked their best meal on the SuperSaver SPANDAN coosktove

Just as the monsoons started this year, the Envirofit India team watched in fascination as 50 women took their places at the ‘Maan Sugaran’ cooking competition in rural Maharashtra. Intended as a pilot, the competition was a way to bring users of our clean cookstove, the SuperSaver SPANDAN™, out into the open to show community… read more