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How My Pineapple Became a Computer Lab

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Heritage Radio Network

It starts with a banana that turns into a college scholarship for a young woman in Rwanda. Or a pineapple that becomes a computer lab. It's women who have started their own businesses in the poorest areas of Central America, and pineapple farmers who are learning to read.

The Life Out Loud: Bubbling Over With Good Health

MeiMei Fox | Posted 07.23.2013 | Small Business
MeiMei Fox

A lifelong athlete, Steven Kessler always had appreciated the importance of honoring your body by eating whole foods and exercising. Then ten years ago, while working in sales for a natural vitamin company, he met a guy named Eric Schnell.

Muhammad Yunus One Of '12 Greatest Entrepreneurs of Our Time'

Posted 09.06.2012 | Impact

Professor Muhammad Yunus is no stranger to special honors -- having won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to alleviate global poverty through microlo...

Whole Foods Helps Empower Low-Income Entrepreneurs

Posted 02.25.2012 | Impact

To empower entrepreneurs in low-income communities, Whole Foods Market's foundation has partnered with a microfinance organization to help budding bus...

Ingenue Interview: Vanessa Prager

Nicole Garton | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Nature, electronics, toys, color... Vanessa tends to use a lot of child-like items or build things using clay, yarn, paper-mache, cloth, and a lot of fishing line.

Fonkoze Helps Rebuild Haiti through Microfinance Following Earthquake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

Unprecedented Collaboration Assists the Most Vulnerable In the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, January 23, an unprecedented joint NGO-military operation ...

Is Whole Foods Market Just Another Evil Corporation?

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christiana Wyly

Whether history decides that WFM's stance against unions is wise or misguided, this single issue hardly outweighs the tremendous good that it has done for the culture of sustainability.