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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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People Power Microcredit: Whole Planet Foundation’s Victor Quiroz
You’ve heard the expression: “It takes a village to raise a child.” Well, the same is true for fostering the success of women entrepreneurs around the world! This year, we are kicking off a new series called People Power Microcredit. We will take you behind the scenes to introduce you to the teams that are dedicated to empowering the world’s poorest people to become entrepreneurs. You will...
Feb 21, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Ultra-Poor Graduation Partnership to Reach 4000 in Burundi
Whole Planet Foundation was founded to reach people living in poverty around the globe where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to announce our new partnership with Concern Worldwide in Burundi to support their Terintambwe program, which provides...
Feb 8, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Gives "Field Officer Award: Africa and the Middle East"
To kick off 2019, the Whole Planet Foundation team would like to thank our network of microfinance organizations, the implementing partners who administer the microloans Whole Planet Foundation funds. These partners employ staff members who serve microcredit clients, sometimes traveling miles by foot or motorbike to reach some of the least-served entrepreneurs around the globe. Every quarter,...
Jan 24, 2019 2:15 PM ET
Aflore and Whole Planet Foundation Help Small Businesses Blossom in Colombia
Whole Planet Foundation was created to support communities worldwide where Whole Foods Market sources products. Flowers for Whole Foods Market stores across the US, Canada, and the UK, along with many other products, are sourced in large quantities from Colombia — so while it’s perhaps a bit of a happy coincidence, it seems quite fitting that Whole Planet Foundation’s newest microfinance...
Jan 16, 2019 11:00 AM ET
Water and Sanitation Finance in Indonesia
According to The World Bank, approximately 20% of the world’s population does not have a toilet in their home.  Cost can be one challenge for a household.  According to...
Jan 14, 2019 10:00 AM ET

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