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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 December 2018, the foundation is alleviating poverty through microfinance partners in the United States and 74 other countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America. To date, the nonprofit has disbursed $75 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 3.3 million microloans and 17.9 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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Reducing Risk by Encouraging Resilience
Microfinance provides opportunities for borrowers to start and reinvest in businesses; generate income; and carve their own pathways out of poverty. But the path isn’t always so smooth. Poor households are especially vulnerable to economic shocks, ranging from common situations like illness and death in the family, to exceptional crises like health epidemics, natural disasters, and political...
May 12, 2017 8:15 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Funds New Partner in Ghana
In April 2017, Whole Planet Foundation signed a contract with a new microfinance partner in greater Accra called ID Ghana. To gain insight into the bustling Makola market in Accra, it may be helpful to read this 2015 article in the...
May 5, 2017 9:30 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation’s Madagascar Partner Jiro-Ve, Innovating Affordable Lighting Solutions to Low-Income Households
Many social enterprises focus on innovation of high-quality products designed to reach low-income customers. By the numbers, this bottom of the pyramid strategy to reach impact and market at scale seems to make sense – analysis of World Bank data...
Apr 28, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation® Prosperity Campaign Raises $3.4 Million
Whole Planet Foundation partners with microfinance organizations all over the world in order to serve the poorest entrepreneurs who have the least access to financial services. Listen to the words of microfinance staff from the US to Haiti, Morocco to Malawi, Burundi to Bhutan.  ...
Apr 17, 2017 8:30 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Proudly Partners with WTRMLN WTR
We’re proud to partner with WTRMLN WTR, the pioneer in healthy, cold pressed juiced watermelon. Their mission is rather simple: better, more sustainable methods of food production, less waste, a smarter planet, healthier humans, a healthier world, more love, equality, decency and kindness. As they support farmers, we support microentrepreneurs and together, real change occurs.   ...
Apr 7, 2017 8:00 AM ET

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