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 September 2019, 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 $80 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 3.8 million microloans and 20.2 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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10K Turkey Trekkers and $10,000 Fund Partners are Moving for Microcredit
Grab your running shoes, kayak, skateboard, or whatever gets you moving and travel 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or more between November 1-30th to complete the Whole Planet Foundation Turkey Trek Challenge to support micro entrepreneurs. Set your own personal goals in November and compete with your friends and family. ...
Nov 15, 2019 4:10 PM ET
The Coca-Cola Company’s Natural Brands Believe Poverty is Unnecessary
Whole Planet Foundation’s Poverty is Unnecessary Annual Benefit & Auction on October 25 is supported by Presenting Sponsor The Coca-Cola Company's natural brands Hubert’s Lemonade, Topo Chico, Zico Coconut Water, Honest Tea, Blue Sky, Hansen’s, Simply Orange Juice, Odwalla, smartwater...
Oct 24, 2019 11:00 AM ET
135 Advocates Join the Poverty is Unnecessary Project
The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project includes Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund members donating $25,000 each to alleviate global poverty, and the Poverty Is Unnecessary Benefit &...
Oct 22, 2019 4:25 PM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Launches Annual Poverty Is Unnecessary Project
This October, Whole Planet Foundation celebrates its global impact on poverty and the partners who further its mission. In 2005, Whole Foods Market launched Whole Planet Foundation, its non-profit dedicated to global poverty alleviation in communities around the world where the company sources products.  The Poverty is Unnecessary Project spotlights Poverty is Unnecessary Fund partners, who...
Oct 15, 2019 10:35 AM ET
Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview with Ashley Kvamme
Kimo Sabe Mezcal has been supporting Whole Planet Foundation since 2016 with product donations of mezcal for fundraising events and starting this year contributing, through its non-profit organization, $1 per bottle sold in select Whole Foods Market locations. What inspired you to start your business / start...
Sep 12, 2019 8:00 AM ET