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Project type: Household devices
Standards: Gold Standard
India uses the greatest amount of fuel wood of any country in the world. This means that over 900 million people are exposed to indoor air pollution on a daily basis, and it is estimated that consequently 360,000 people die prematurely each year. This Gold Standard project is enabling households to significantly reduce health risks and fuel costs through the distribution of more efficient biomass cookstoves. Additionally, the manufacturing, sales and distribution of the stoves has increased employment, with subsidies available to help households who are unable to afford the upfront costs.
In addition to delivering emissions reductions to help take urgent action to combat climate change (SDG 13), the project delivers a number of other sustainable development benefits. These include:
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We purchased Envirofit cookstove a year ago. Before that our house was a mess with smoke, soot, and pollution due to our old traditional stove. The walls of the house were in bad shape and we were ashamed of our own house. Those days are gone now that we have our Envirofit smokeless cookstove which promises less carbon, soot and a clean, fresh house.