Efficient stoves for nursery schools
Laia Foundation / Vedanthangal Sangam has sponsored efficient stoves for 741 anganwadis (nursery schools) in order to reduce indoor air pollution and energy dependence of the centers. It benefited about 13,000 children.

Other advantages of the stoves:

- Reducing emissions of greenhouse gases
- Help fight global warming
- 50% saving in firewood - 40% reduction in cooking time
- Reduction in absenteeism and dropout due to diseases caused by indoor air pollution
- Tastier food and better nutrition for children

The life of the stove is 5 years. In 5 years, these 741 centers will save about 1800 euros and will have ceased to emit 5,187 tons of CO2.