WPF and Microfinance Partners Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis: Update

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In March, I wrote the blog Whole Planet Foundation and Microfinance Partners Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis around how those living in poverty are already in a more vulnerable position, which can be further exacerbated during any external shock such as war, earthquakes, droughts or health crises. Seven months into …

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WPF Quarterly Progams Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

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By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

WPF Quarterly Programs Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

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By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

Courage of One Poverty Quiz: Southeast Asia

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Now that you have completed the Courage of One Challenge with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I Southeast Asia Quiz you want to know more? Here are some more details about the the poverty challenges in the region.  Topic: High Incidence and Devastation of Natural Disasters in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is …

Courage of One Challenge Poverty Quiz: South Asia

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Now that you have completed the Courage of One Challenge with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I South Asia Quiz you want to know more? Here are some more details about the the poverty challenges in the region.  Financial Inclusion: Asia/Pacific Despite on-going economic growth across the region, there remain some of …

Deepening Our Partnership With CASHPOR Micro Credit

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In September 2014, Whole Planet Foundation made its largest funding commitment to date continuing to support the exceptional work of CASHPOR Micro Credit. $3.61MM was authorized as a local currency zero percent interest loan.  The deeper partnership was spurred by CASHPOR’s laser focus on serving the poor while incorporating the …