India


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


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


Envirofit India in CSR Times for Partnership with Infosys

Infosys and cook-stove company Envirofit have come together to create a project that will deliver 37,200 stoves in Maharashtra and offset 1,50,000 tons of CO2. Targeting families in hard-to-access rural communities, this project aims to reduce carbon emissions from rural households and improve livelihoods.… 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