LPG – Is It Really Too Expensive for Low and Middle Income Countries?

Charcol and LPG are popular choices for cooking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Daina is a mother and a hairdresser in Accra, Ghana. After work, she returns home and sets her new Envirofit cookstove on a table by a window and lights some charcoal in it to make Banku for her daughter. Daina also owns a four-burner LPG stove. Once the charcoal in her Envirofit cookstove is warm,… read more


PRESS RELEASE – Infosys and Envirofit India Partner to Deliver 37,200 Clean Cookstoves to Rural Indian Communities

Envirofit India - the country’s leading clean cookstove company - and Infosys - a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services - have partnered on a project that will deliver 37,200 stoves in Maharashtra and offset 150,000 tons of CO2. Targeting families in hard-to-access rural communities, this project aims to reduce carbon emissions… read more


Press Release – Envirofit Announces Groundbreaking SmartGas™ Program Offering Pay-as-You-Cook LPG Service for Emerging Markets

Envirofit SmartGas™ Program Pay-as-You-Cook LPG Service for Emerging Markets

Envirofit International, the world’s leading producer of high-quality clean cookstoves, is launching a new SmartGas™ program to increase access to modern, clean burning LPG fuel in emerging markets. The goal of the SmartGas™ program is to enable households living in energy poverty access to LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) fuel by paying for it on a… read more


ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER – SPRING 2017

At Envirofit, serving our customers is a foundational value of our company. By working hard to ensure customer satisfaction our 2017 growth continues to follow suit with our record breaking year in 2016, as we help more and more people access smart clean-cooking solutions around the globe.… read more


5 Lessons Learned Scaling a Social Enterprise

5 Lessons Learned Scaling a Social Enterprise Cover

Here is a summary of the lessons we learned along the way that have helped prove a clean cookstove company can be sustainable, and by sharing them we hope to help other social enterprises overcome common barriers to market entry and scale.… read more


Female Entrepreneurs Succeed in Sangli, India

“I see these cookstoves as a way to supplement my income and support my family,” says Shobha. “Each morning, I wake up thinking of different ways to sell my stock, and how to show women this stove will save on fuel and reduce smoke."… read more


Field Notes – Balancing Technology and Tradition in Mexico City

After two hours of driving down bumpy, dusty roads we arrive at Genoveva’s house for dinner. Matches are lit, wood is chopped, beans are soaked and boiling, and the chocolate spicy aroma of molé fills the air. Perfectly round tortillas shaped by hand bubble as they hit the hot, oiled griddle. … read more


Field Notes – Class Project Brings Modern Cooking to Akorlikokpe, Ghana

Akorlikokpe is a small village that is a little beyond Sogakopke in the Volta Region. As part of our International Baccalaureate orientation, we made our way there for the first time and I realized the community lacked a lot, but one of the things that touched me the most was their cooking environment. For stoves,… read more


How better customer service can help the world’s poor out of energy poverty

A useful product can get someone’s attention, but customer service is the cornerstone of establishing trust. A lot of companies that serve customers in poor countries have innovative, affordable products that never make it off the shelf. If the need is there, and the market exists why are sales lacking? Too often it’s because these… read more