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 March 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 $86 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 4 million microloans and 22 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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Entrepreneurship in Nepal through the Microfranchise Approach
Please read Whole Planet Foundation and Microfinance Partners Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis. Kalpavriksha is one of the newest social enterprise partners in Whole Planet Foundation's Asia/Pacific portfolio. Kalpavriksha belongs to...
Apr 30, 2020 1:05 PM ET
Whole Planet Foundation and Major Donors are Alleviating Poverty in Florida
Please read Whole Planet Foundation and Microfinance Partners Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis. Whole Planet Foundation alleviates poverty in 19 cities in the United States and 76 other countries that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products. In Miami, the...
Apr 21, 2020 12:55 PM ET
Coronavirus is the Latest Dire Challenge Facing Poor Entrepreneurs in Ghana
Please read Whole Planet Foundation and Microfinance Partners Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis. ID Ghana is helping build strong foundations to help them weather tough times. This is a photo of a loan group called Unity Group made up of...
Apr 17, 2020 4:55 PM ET
Human Resilience, Microfinance, and the Evolution of Potatoes
J.P. Kloninger is the Program Manager for Whole Planet Foundation’s North America microfinance portfolio and Team Member Giving. He previously served as Program Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, and as Administrator of Finance and Business Analysis. A native Californian who grew up in Costa Rica, J.P. has diverse experience with microfinance in the developing world and the U.S...
Apr 13, 2020 3:55 PM ET
Stacy’s Pita Chips is Funding Microbusinesses through Whole Planet Foundation
Stacy’s Pita Chips is a repeat annual donor to Whole Planet Foundation in order to make a difference for the world’s poorest people who are ready to lift up themselves and their families through microcredit and the chance to start or expand a business. Stacy’s Pita Chips was founded by a woman entrepreneur, so the brand is inspired to provide opportunities for other women in the United States...
Apr 8, 2020 2:40 PM ET

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