The Whole Foods Team Member visit ended with lunch at a typical Brazilian “churrascaria”, with some adventuresome Team Members sampling grilled chicken hearts, a Brazilian delicacy.
Whole Foods Team Members visited several Banco do Povo clients today which included an impromptu birthday party hosted by a client for a TM and TMs buying Havaiana flip flops from a client’s store.
Once one of the more active volcanoes in Costa Rica, Arenal has been been silent for the past 14 years.
Did you know cinnamon is cultivated from the inner bark of a variety of trees from the Lauraceae family? The process is quite labor intensive as the bark is collected, shaved, cut, dried, bundled and later sold as cinnamon spice!
Sri Lanka commands nearly 60% of the worlds cinnamon export market. Indonesia also produces sizeable quantities of cinnamon and cassia.
Daniel Z. – Asia Field Correspondent
Kalimantan, Borneo - Indonesia’s wild frontier
The regulatory questions around branchless banking are often not black and white, but usually gray. What is quite clear, however, is that the private sector is raring to go in many Francophone African markets, and policymakers need to be informed now more than ever on the appropriate ways to respond.
WPF’s Africa/MENA portfolio has 2 ongoing projects involved in mobile money platforms. The first with our partner Aga Khan Foundation in Cote d’Ivoire and our most recent with FINCA in the DRC!
Claire, WPF Program Manager Africa/MENA
Posted on Wednesday, September 10th 2014, by Untitled
Whole Foods team members enjoying a day with Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partner SED and clients of the village banks.
Daniel Z - Asia Field Correspondent
Posted on Thursday, August 21st 2014, by Untitled
The Whole Foods Market Volunteers in Costa Rica learning about biodynamic farming at the Finca Luna Nueva.