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Whole Planet Foundation

Founded in 2005, Whole Planet Foundation’s mission is to empower the world’s poorest people with microcredit and the chance to create or expand a home-based business and lift themselves and their families out of poverty. As of September 2017, the foundation is alleviating poverty through microfinance partners in the United States and 69 other countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America. To date, the nonprofit has disbursed $66 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 2.4 million microloans and more than 13.5 million opportunities for a better life for microentrepreneurs and their family members. See the latest impact and join by donating today

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Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview With Gayle Grindley, Investing in Future Generations
Meet Gayle Grindley, Natural Channel Sales Director for Unilever Gayle Grindley has travelled with Whole Planet Foundation and met microcredit clients in Austin, San Diego, Phoenix, in Guatemala in Central America (pictured), in Paraguay, South America and in Togo, West Africa.   1.  What is your inspiration to support women entrepreneurs?  ...
Feb 2, 2018 3:05 PM ET
Living on One Dollar A Day
What gift would you give for the holidays that costs $56?  Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci lived on $56 for 56 days in Guatemala and filmed Living on...
Dec 22, 2017 8:35 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation | Dispatch From the Field – Crediting Field Officers
It is the season of gratitude and a time to celebrate the impact of 2017. Whole Planet Foundation wants to acknowledge the achievements of our microfinance partners’ field officers, who are often the main point of contact between a microfinance organization and the entrepreneurs financing their businesses with...
Dec 14, 2017 11:30 AM ET
Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview with Health-Ade Kombucha CEO Daina Trout and CSO Vanessa Dew
Women Empowering Women, One Sip at a Time Health-Ade Kombucha was started in 2012 by best friends Daina Trout and Vanessa Dew. In this interview, they discuss how they support female entrepreneurs through ...
Dec 8, 2017 9:25 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation’s Poverty Is Unnecessary Project to Support Ten Thousand People
Whole Planet Foundation’s annual Poverty Is Unnecessary Project provides opportunity for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – to take a microcredit loan and create or expand a home-based business for the opportunity to lift themselves and their family members out of poverty through their own hard work and creativity.  Whole Planet Foundation supports impoverished entrepreneurs through...
Nov 9, 2017 1:50 PM ET