This Earth Day, Nourish your Body and Create Prosperity with Moringa

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This guest blog feature comes to us from Emma Giloth of Kuli Kuli. From April 19 to May 2, for every Kuli Kuli product sold at participating Whole Foods Market stores, Kuli Kuli will plant a moringa tree and donate 15% of each sale towards funding loans for micro-entrepreneurs with Whole …

Asia/Pacific Field Officer Appreciation Award

Claire Kelly Field Officer Awards, Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Microcredit Leave a Comment

In the latest edition of the WPF Field Officer (FO) Appreciation Award, the Asia/Pacific Region collected 13 nominations from our regional partners in 2016/17. Congratulations to all the finalists and honorable mention winners! The Finalists WPF awarded prizes to 5 finalists. Each finalist received a $500 prize. The prize was …

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Adding Value in Sri Lanka

Claire Kelly Asia and the Pacific, Field Team Blogs, Microcredit, Travel 1 Comment

This blog comes to us from Claire Kelly, WPF’s Regional Director for Asia/Pacific. Adding Value: Berendina’s Enterprise Development Services (EDS) Providing access to credit is the fundamental service of all of Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partners. But what is the best way to support borrowers as they use their loan …

2017 Prosperity Campaign Aims to Raise $3.2 Million

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Alleviating Poverty around the Globe Today marks the first day of Whole Planet Foundation’s 12th Prosperity Campaign, which funds microfinance organizations and microcredit loans to alleviate poverty where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s campaign goal is $3.2 million, which will give approximately 90,000 opportunities to those living in extreme poverty …

Funding Opportunities with Friendship Bridge in Guatemala

Olivia Hayden Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Latin America and the Caribbean, Microcredit, Travel 1 Comment

Whole Planet Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with microfinance partner Friendship Bridge, or Puente de Amistad, in Guatemala. Over the course of the next three years, Friendship Bridge will receive $300,000 from Whole Planet Foundation to support its new branch in Huehuetenango. There is an unmet need in …

Three Ways Musicians are Alleviating Poverty in 2017

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Whole Planet Foundation’s Musicians For Microcredit program is a way for bands and artists alleviate poverty worldwide by partnering with Whole Planet Foundation. From digital downloads to in-store performances and benefit concerts, we work with the music community to empower entrepreneurs around the world to change their own lives. For the month of …

Monthly Donors Invest in Families Worldwide

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Join the 15,000 individuals who donate monthly to support poverty alleviation through microcredit. By joining Whole Planet Foundation’s Family Fund, your recurring monthly gift will provide one or more microloans to entrepreneurs around the world in one year. The average first loan is $184 and an average entrepreneur supports 5 …