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 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 $85 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 4 million microloans and 21 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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Infographic | Whole Planet Foundation and Partners Alleviating Global Poverty Through Microcredit 2020
Every quarter Whole Planet Foundation aggregates field metrics from our microfinance partners who are disbursing and collecting microcredit loans to low-income entrepreneurs. With a small loan – the current average first size remains at $176 - an impoverished entrepreneur has the opportunity to create or expand a home-based business and generate income for herself and her family.  See who...
Feb 20, 2020 4:15 PM ET
The Power of your Holiday Purchase: Part II
From December 1-31, a group of select Whole Foods Market supplier donors are giving a portion of sales in select Whole Foods Market stores to support microlending programs in the U.S. and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. Their generous contributions will fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, giving them the opportunity to lift themselves and their families out of...
Dec 24, 2019 8:00 AM ET
The Power of your Holiday Purchase: Part I
From December 1-31, select Whole Foods Market suppliers are donating a portion of sales to support microlending programs in the U.S. and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. Their generous contributions will fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, giving them the opportunity to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.
Dec 23, 2019 9:55 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Field Officer Awards for Africa and the Middle East
Unlike at traditional banks, portfolio managers for microfinance institutions need to travel daily to villages and often the homes of their clients as a key part of building a bond with the entrepreneurs they want to ensure succeed with the loans they take from Whole Planet Foundation's partners. This means long days in the field, unexpected dangers or obstacles and putting in overtime to help...
Dec 6, 2019 2:30 PM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Poverty Is Unnecessary Project to Support 9,800 People
Whole Planet Foundation’s annual Poverty is Unnecessary Project provides opportunity for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – to take a microcredit loan and create or expand a home-based business for the opportunity to lift themselves and their family members out of poverty through their own hard work and creativity.  Whole Planet Foundation supports impoverished entrepreneurs through...
Nov 22, 2019 1:40 PM ET

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