Promoting the Central Role of Women
in Clean Energy Entrepreneurship, Addressing both Energy Poverty
and Climate Change.
We envision a world where women are free of energy poverty and lead the change they need. Partner with us to become a powerful force for progress in the sector.
The Issue of Our Time
2.7 billion people
rely on inefficient cooking and heating practices
5 hours a day
spent by women collecting fuel for cooking.
of all climate changing black carbon arises from inefficient cooking and lighting.
We Build Evidence
Women must play an important role in accelerating the adoption of clean energy technologies.
We Share Best Practices
A partnership approach is needed to address seemingly intractable issues such as energy poverty.
Prioritizing women’s leadership in clean energy entrepreneurship is investing in our future.
Women and Youth trained
People with improved access to clean energy technologies
Green House Gas (GHG) reduction (in tonnes)
Partner Spotlight: International Lifeline Fund (Lifeline)
Providing sustainable access to fuel-efficient cooking technologies and clean water solutions
Since 2006, Washington, D.C.-based International Lifeline Fund has worked in refugee and IDP camps, emergency settings, and commercialized markets to enable sustainable access to fuel-efficient cooking technologies and clean water solutions. By establishing localized stove production facilities in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Lira, Uganda, along with developing widespread vendor networks, Lifeline has so far succeeded in distributing and selling more than 265,000 efficient cookstoves that have impacted over 1.4 million lives.
Envirofit International is a social enterprise that innovates energy products and services that deliver social, environmental and economic impacts. With headquarters in the USA and production and distribution centres across East & West Africa, Asia, and Latin America, Envirofit has developed a product line of clean cooking technologies that reduce fuel use, smoke, and toxic emissions.