Envirofit and Biolite selected to receive first funding from Clean Cooking Working Capital Fund

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The Clean Cooking Working Capital Fund (Fund) has awarded its first round of funding to two social enterprise firms – Envirofit International and BioLite. The USD 4 million Fund is designed to accelerate development of the clean cooking supply chain in low-income communities by supporting enterprises that face difficulty accessing traditional sources of capital.… read more


ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER – SPRING 2016

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I am happy to report solid growth in the first quarter of 2016 across the multiple geographies where Envirofit operates. We’re excited to announce that we’ve added another assembly and distribution site to our operations in Western Africa, as the doors of our facility in Accra, Ghana opened earlier this month. … read more


Envirofit CEO Ron Bills in World Economic Forum – “Poor people don’t need your charity – they need you to listen”

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Regardless of how much money you have, people don’t like being patronized. Eight years into running a social enterprise, I have seen first-hand the good that business can do in alleviating global problems. It was only after meeting our customers first-hand to listen to their needs and design a cookstove that fit their lifestyle that… read more


ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER-FALL 2015

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This past quarter marked a major milestone for Envirofit with the announcement of our 1 millionth household reached. Through these 1 million stoves we impacted 5 million people, prevented the release of 17 million tons of CO2, saved consumers 138 million dollars in fuel costs, saved wood collectors 18 million working weeks of time, and… read more