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Matt Damon Left Footprint on Microfinance Before ‘Martian’

Matt damon, the lead actor in the film ‘The Martian’ was not new to charity and microfinance sector as his non-profit Water.org was known for its funding of many project in Africa and South Asia, including India. The Martian hero been known for his charitable works, including the ONE Campaign, H2O Africa Foundation, Feeding America, besides Water.org. Damon was the ...

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PepsiCo provides $8M to Water.org to scale up WaterCredits in India

PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PepsiCo, has provided $8 million to Water.org to scale up WaterCredit, which provides micro loans to families in India. The grant will help 800,000 people to access safe water by March 2016. The $8-million grant is the largest contribution by the Foundation in its 50-year history. In 2008, the PepsiCo Foundation contributed $4.1 million ...

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