Whole Planet Foundation

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 2020, the Foundation is alleviating poverty through microfinance partners in the United States and 76 other countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America. To date, the nonprofit has disbursed $91 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 4.8 million microloans and 25.3 million opportunities for a better life for microentrepreneurs and their family members. See the latest impact here.  For partnership opportunities, contact Whole Planet Foundation's Development & Outreach Director Joy.Stoddard@wholefoods.com, 3BL newsroom lead since 2017. 

Videos From This Campaign

Content from this campaign

Whole Planet Foundation and Partners Fund Women Entrepreneurs for International Women's Day During Women's History Month
Whole Planet Foundation's International Women’s Day virtual event during Women’s History Month had 600 participants come together during March to expand women’s opportunities through access to entrepreneurship.  Whole Planet Foundation’s mission is to empower the world’s poorest people – mostly women – with microcredit.  Microcredit is small loans - the current first average loan size...
Apr 8, 2021 5:30 PM ET
Digging Deep: A Celebration of Asia-Pacific Field Officers in Whole Planet Foundation's Portfolio
Repeating daily affirmations, aloud and silently, has been an important practice for me since I was young, when I began to learn how to not just be aware of my patterns and inner dialogue but to play a conscious role in shaping them. Over the years, I’ve repeated hundreds of phrases at the start and end of my day, like: “I am healthy and make healthy choices”; “...
Apr 2, 2021 10:20 AM ET
Companies Collaborating to Fund Women Entrepreneurs for International Women's Day with Whole Planet Foundation
Whole Planet Foundation is celebrating the power of women entrepreneurs during March 7-8 with ...
Mar 3, 2021 5:45 PM ET
Online Concert With GRAMMY-Nominated Artists Benefits Whole Planet Foundation
In an online concert presented by URSA Live, women artists are collaborating to fund women entrepreneurs through Whole Planet Foundation in honor of International Women’s Day.  2021 GRAMMY-nominee Debi Nova from Costa Rica, singer and actress Andy Allo, star of the Amazon Original series Upload, GRAMMY-nominated Irish singer-songwriter RuthAnne and recording artist Whitney McClain will...
Mar 1, 2021 6:00 PM ET
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Interview with Vivienne Boucherat
Visual artist Vivienne Boucherat has donated ten signed copies of her picture book of stunning mixed media, Know Your Crazy, to Whole Planet...
Feb 26, 2021 9:10 AM ET

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