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Agent Banking in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Olivia Hayden Field Team Blogs, Microcredit, Sub-Saharan Africa, Travel 2 Comments

Zoe So joined Whole Planet Foundation in June 2016 as a Program Manager supporting the Africa and Middle East portfolio. She worked at BRAC USA for three years, where she supported financial inclusion and youth empowerment initiatives in Uganda, Tanzania, and Sierra Leone. Zoe has also worked in operations, grant …

Justin’s Goes Nuts for Families on #GivingTuesday

Olivia Hayden Family Fund, Foundation News, Microcredit, Supplier Partnerships 2 Comments

Join the 15,000 individuals who support poverty alleviation through microcredit every month. By joining Whole Planet Foundation’s Family Fund, your recurring monthly gift will provide one or more microloans to entrepreneurs around the world over time. $15.40 per month supports one family with the opportunity for a better life in one …

Sanitation Microfinance in Asia

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

Claire is the Asia/Pacific Regional Director for Whole Planet Foundation.  She is responsible for overseeing and expanding a portfolio spanning the region – from Pakistan to Samoa. Whole Planet Foundation’s partner in Indonesia, KOMIDA, analyzed their client information and determined that about 60% of their clients do not have access …

Fundación Paraguaya: Microfinance In Paraguay

Olivia Hayden Microcredit, Travel Leave a Comment

This blog post comes from Roxana Newton of the Whole Planet Foundation Field Team. Roxana is the Program Manager for Latin and North America. She visited Paraguay in the summer of 2016. In 2015, our microfinance partner in Paraguay, Fundación Paraguaya, won Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance organization of the year. When …

Field Officer Award in Peru

Olivia Hayden Field Officer Awards, Foundation News, Microcredit Leave a Comment

This quarter, we celebrate field officers from our microfinance partners in Latin America who go above and beyond to serve the most underserved populations in their areas. The often-unsung heroes of microcredit, these officers work to serve borrowers in the field, sometimes traveling hundreds of miles to reach those who …