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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 March 2019, 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 $77 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 3.5 million microloans and 18.4 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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Fund Her Future: Erliana's Story
Erliana borrows from Whole Planet Foundation’s long-term microfinance partner KOMIDA in Indonesia. She uses her loan capital to buy fish and then her husband uses salt to dry them so she can sell them along the roadside. Erliana has been a KOMIDA microcredit client for two years. She started with a loan of 2 million IDR (≈$137 USD) and currently borrows 5 million IDR (≈$342 USD). KOMIDA...
Feb 28, 2019 3:00 PM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Launches Campaign to Alleviate Global Poverty
On Friday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $4 million to increase the foundation’s current reach of 75 countries and 17 U.S. cities. “Shoppers rally to support...
Feb 22, 2019 10:00 AM ET
People Power Microcredit: Whole Planet Foundation’s Victor Quiroz
You’ve heard the expression: “It takes a village to raise a child.” Well, the same is true for fostering the success of women entrepreneurs around the world! This year, we are kicking off a new series called People Power Microcredit. We will take you behind the scenes to introduce you to the teams that are dedicated to empowering the world’s poorest people to become entrepreneurs. You will...
Feb 21, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Ultra-Poor Graduation Partnership to Reach 4000 in Burundi
Whole Planet Foundation was founded to reach people living in poverty around the globe where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to announce our new partnership with Concern Worldwide in Burundi to support their Terintambwe program, which provides...
Feb 8, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Whole Planet Foundation Gives "Field Officer Award: Africa and the Middle East"
To kick off 2019, the Whole Planet Foundation team would like to thank our network of microfinance organizations, the implementing partners who administer the microloans Whole Planet Foundation funds. These partners employ staff members who serve microcredit clients, sometimes traveling miles by foot or motorbike to reach some of the least-served entrepreneurs around the globe. Every quarter,...
Jan 24, 2019 2:15 PM ET

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