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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...

Jun17

Wash Cycle rides to D.C.

Posted on Jun 17 by

The Background: Since 2010, Wash Cycle Laundry has established itself as one of the leaders in combining social entrepreneurship with green business, employing adults from...

Jun17

SosteNica Sustainable Farming Update

Posted on Jun 17 by

The Background: Alan, our near-neighbor of West Chester, PA, is founder and President of SosteNica. SosteNica provides multiple layers of support to Nicaraguan communities,...

May29

Wash Cycle laundry expands!

Posted on May 29 by

What better way to set off on a new adventure than by bicycle? On Sunday, Wash Cycle Laundry began a two-day trip on their signature trikes down to Washington D.C., where Gabe...