to support Fonkoze Gala with Exotic Fruit Trees for Silent Auction.

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Locally owned announced today that it will be supporting the annual Fonkoze Gala by providing high quality fruit trees for silent auction as well as a signature Madam Francis Mango Tree for purchase on their website. 20% of the sale will be donated to Fonkoze. The event will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 6:30pm to 11 pm at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA., CEO Mitesh Popat said, " I know that the live trees that I provide at this silent auction will be the wow and center of attention at this Gala the trees that I present at gala night will not only represent PlantOGram but also every woman in Haiti."

The signature Madam Francis Mango Tree is currently on the website. For every purchase 20% of the proceeds will go to Fonkoze. This Madam Francis Mango Tree in a 3 gallon container wrapped in premium burlap with a silk like red bow. The traditional dessert mango is bright yellow color with and interior being dark orange with a hearty fibrous flesh is soft, juicy with a rich, spicy sweet flavor that speaks of the Caribbean. This is Haiti’s most talked about mango.

More information is expected to be released in September 2016

PlantOGram provides high quality exotic fruit tree gifts from all over the globe. Founder Mitesh Popat said, “A gift shouldn’t be something that you keep for a couple of days, weeks and then discard. A Gift should hold a special place in your heart and remind you of your recipient and makes a great story for generations.”

About Fonkoze
Fonkoze was founded in 1994 by Father Joseph Philippe, a Haitian priest who wanted to enable the rural poor in Haiti to organize themselves economically. He chose to focus on Haitian women, who are considered the poto mitan (“backbone”) of the Haitian economy. 44% of all Haitian households are headed by single women, and they dominate the landscape of small commerce. In 1995, Fonkoze was recognized as an official Haitian foundation. With three volunteers working from a borrowed building, Father Joseph began the process of providing financial services to Haiti’s rural poor. Since then, Fonkoze has grown into a globally recognized institution with 45 branches covering every area of Haiti, providing both financial and development services including education and health to support our 60,000-plus microfinance borrowers.


To learn more about this event, please contact

Vernic Popat
P.O. Box 1173
Windermere, Fl. 34786
Office: 877-378-4836
Fax: 877-329-8384

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