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May24

Ecozoom update

Posted on May 24 by

We had a great conference call with Ecozoom not long ago. Ecozoom produces beautifully designed low-emission and low-fuel cookstoves. They are available for sale as camp...

Apr20

How business in Haiti is tackling poverty

Posted on Apr 20 by

This nifty radio piece investigates how a new business model is trying to help people in Haiti. While they don’t exactly quote Hal’s phrase “A hand up, not a...

Mar10

Green businesses hatching everywhere!

Posted on Mar 10 by

T​here’s a new crop of business incubators and ​​​shared work spaces ​around the US ​that are housing some of our current and potential loan recipients,​ among others​....

Feb05

Thank you!

Posted on Feb 5 by

We are so grateful for all the support we have received this year from you, our generous donors. Since 100% of your donations go into the loan fund, we are able to expand our...