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Nov23

Happy 90th Birthday, Hal!

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Today is Hal’s 90th birthday — we wish the founder of Untours and the Untours Foundation a wonderful day.   We are so grateful for all he has brought to the...

Nov14

IceStone Overcomes Adversity

Posted on Nov 14 by

Here’s a great article that summarizes all the challenges that IceStone has faced, including 5 feet of standing water after hurricane Sandy, and how CEO Dal LaMagna and...

Sep11

EcoZoom in Smithsonian Design Contest!

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Untours Foundation loan recipient EcoZoom has been nominated as one of 2014′s design pioneers by Smithsonian Design Museum. Their Jet cookstove makes it possible to burn...

Jul15

That’s some bake sale!

Posted on Jul 15 by

One of the Untours Foundations’ early investments was a small credit union in North Carolina called Self-Help. Small Beginnings Self-Help Credit Union had just about the...

Jun17

Equal Exchange Avocado Update

Posted on Jun 17 by

The Background: Equal Exchange has been selling fair trade coffee since 1986, and we first supported them with a loan in 1998. We invested equity in 2009 to launch their fair...