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 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 $89 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 4.5 million microloans and 24 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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Thirteen More Brands Giving Back This Holiday Season through Whole Planet Foundation
Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to suppliers of Whole Foods Market alleviating poverty with us this holiday season! To date, supplier partners have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those that lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited...
Dec 21, 2020 10:05 AM ET
11 Brands Alleviating Poverty this Holiday Season through Whole Planet Foundation
Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to our donors for helping fund our mission to alleviate poverty through microcredit. Suppliers of Whole Foods Market are alleviating poverty this holiday season! To date, suppliers have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those who lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products.  ...
Dec 17, 2020 4:15 PM ET
Communities Campaign Raises $658,787 to Support Local and Global Communities
The Whole Foods Market Foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign last month to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join causes such as poverty alleviation in the United States and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. The $658,787 generously donated by shoppers and corporate partners will support each Foundation's mission.  Whole Foods Market covers...
Dec 14, 2020 9:00 AM ET
Mobile Money Ensures Continued Success Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis in Uganda
For three entrepreneurial women business partners in Uganda, the emerging COVID-19 crisis posed an immediate threat to their newly started business. Pictured above, the three entrepreneurs, Nancy, Lilly, and Irene stand on their business premises in Patira East Village. After successfully completing a ...
Dec 9, 2020 8:40 AM ET
Nine Outstanding Field Officers Recognized in 2020 Latin American Field Officer Awards
Whole Planet Foundation’s annual Field Officer Awards for the Latin American region were distributed in August 2020. This special honor is designed to go to a Field Officer who has gone above and beyond his/her role to provide financial services to low income entrepreneurs . Often, award nominations are submitted that showcase Field Officers that have overcome various hurdles and made a...
Dec 8, 2020 11:15 AM ET