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IMPAQTO Capital

IMPAQTO Capital is a Quito, Ecuador-based impact investment fund supporting locally-owned businesses in the Andean region that are generating positive social and environmental impact. Forbes named privately owned IMPAQTO as the nation’s leading change agent – the first B Corporation listed in Ecuador that sits among the world’s 100 leading B Corp’s. Stay tuned for

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Divine Chocolate

Divine Chocolate is the world’s first and only fair trade AND B-Corp certified premium chocolate company that is co-owned by cocoa farmers. The UnTours Foundation has made a series of loans over the last decade, totaling $700,000, to help finance the growth of this innovative and impactful company. We are incredibly proud to have played

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AnaOno

AnaOno is a lingerie company specializing in high-quality bras and undergarments for breast cancer patients and survivors and women who want alternatives. What started as a business by Dana Donfree, herself a breast cancer surviver, has turned into a valuable source of information, advocacy, and community for women. “We believe all women are sexy and

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Opportunity Main Street

Opportunity Main Street is creating an entrepreneur hub focused on building community wealth in Baltimore, Maryland. Untours Foundation joined several other investors to provide financing for Opportunity Main Street to purchase a historic, mixed-use building in downtown Baltimore. The plan is to convert the upper floors to Airbnb-style, short-term rentals and turn the lower floors

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GoPark Safaris

GoPark Safaris is a Kenya-based tour operator focused on providing high-quality, once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences for their clients. The safari company used a loan from Untours Foundation to refinance several high-interest loans for their first three hybrid engine vehicles. The cheaper and more flexible loan from Untours Foundation will accelerate their transition to a more climate-friendly

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Meet the Investee: Dana Donofree of AnaOno

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, we held a powerful, loving and inspiring conversation with Dana Donofree about her business, AnaOno. The Untours Foundation was an early supporter of this venture. Dana, a breast cancer survivor herself, creates feminine, comfortable undergarments for cancer patients, cancer survivors, and women who want better options. She set

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Kreyol Essence

Kreyol Essence is a natural hair and skin care line made with organic oils grown in Haiti. The company was recently featured on ABC’s Shark Tank. (Watch it here.) Our Investment Committee discovered Kreyol Essence earlier, while looking for a stellar green company for the foundation’s UnDreamed of Award. Kreyol Essence was awarded the UnDreamed Of

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Yellow Leaf Hammocks

“Do good. Relax.” This brilliant motto captures the dual mission of Yellow Leaf Hammocks, which creates sustainable and independent employment for neglected and oppressed rural tribes of Thailand. These “People of the Yellow Leaves,” the Mlabri, create beautiful handcrafted hammocks which are sold on the international market for the benefit of these hardworking, family-oriented communities

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AlwaysOn (ROAR for Good)

AlwaysOn is a hotel safety platform that is designed to keep housekeeping staff safe in their daily work. Developed with the input of hotel staff, the system employs a high-level tracking device that allows housekeepers to summon help simply and quietly. Its dead-zone protection and room-level tracking capability help hotels to keep their most vulnerable

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The GREEN Program

The GREEN Program offers short-term, experiential educational trips that allow university students to learn about some of our world’s most interesting and pressing issues first hand. This Philadelphia-based organization offers college students the chance to travel to destinations like Iceland, Peru, Japan, and Nepal for 10-day in-depth educational trips and receive college credit. Travelers learn

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