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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 2018, the foundation is alleviating poverty through microfinance partners in the United States and 74 other countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America. To date, the nonprofit has disbursed $75 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 3.3 million microloans and 17.9 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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Whole Planet Foundation | Dispatch From the Field - Impact Dashboard Update
Thanks to our microfinance partners around the globe who are working diligently daily to serve the world's poorest people, the average first loan size we fund has decreased to $184. View our impact dashboard updated this week.  We are grateful for their hard work to alleviate global poverty for the...
Aug 22, 2017 8:00 AM ET
Empowering Entrepreneurs | Interview with Joy Stoddard, Development and Outreach Director of Whole Planet Foundation
Joy Stoddard is the Development and Outreach Director for Whole Planet Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Whole Foods Market. We were lucky enough to have a conversation with Joy about her motivation to give back, stemming from her earliest job as a candy striper to her career with Whole Foods. Joy has traveled the world...
Aug 11, 2017 9:30 AM ET
Virtual 10K Aims to Help Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries
The 10K is hosted by Whole Planet Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market. The foundation pledges to give 100 percent of registration fees to “fund microcredit loans to lift entrepreneurs and their families out of poverty in 69 countries.” Many of the entrepreneurs are women in developing countries. ...
Aug 7, 2017 1:45 PM ET
Run With Us
To join the run CLICK HERE | To enter the Whole Planet Foundation sweepstakes CLICK HERE  To see more...
Aug 3, 2017 12:15 PM ET
Hiball Energy’s Mission Possible
“Supporting Whole Planet Foundation’s mission to alleviate poverty around the world is perfectly aligned with our company’s core commitment to source Fair Trade Certified ingredients. This partnership allows us to positively support the entrepreneurial spirit through microlending, thus improving the quality of life of the recipients and their communities,” said Todd Berardi, Hiball Energy...
Jul 28, 2017 8:15 AM ET

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