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Growing Women’s Empowerment Through the Moringa Tree  

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Meet Pierrette, a mother of five, a moringa farmer, and entrepreneur from Benin, West Africa. After tragedy hit her family, she formed a moringa farming cooperative. She was able to pull herself and 133 women members out of poverty by growing, processing, and selling moringa tree leaves. Growing Women’s Empowerment …

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Supplier Alliance for Microcredit: Thank You for Making Our Work Possible

Olivia Hayden 50K Supplier Partners, Prosperity Campaign, Supplier Partnerships, Whole Foods Market Stores 2 Comments

Our annual Prosperity Campaign has raised over $2.7 million since March 1st because of your support! In addition to donations from individuals and Team Members in Whole Foods Market® stores and online, generous Supplier Partners in our $100K Fund and the $50K Supplier Alliance for Microcredit support this effort and …

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$100,000 Fund Partners are Powering Her Potential

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Each year, during March, Whole Foods Market® stores raise funds for Whole Planet Foundation’s work for our annual Prosperity Campaign. Our generous Supplier Partners in the $100K Fund and the $50K Supplier Alliance for Microcredit support this effort and together represent over $1.2 million pledged in contributions for 2018.  The …

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Whole Planet Foundation® Launches 2018 Prosperity Campaign

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 Partners Commit $1.2 Million for Microcredit AUSTIN, Texas (February 16, 2018) – On Thursday, 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 …

Field Notes from Paraguay

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This guest blog comes to us from Adelle Housker, who visited Paraguay on the Whole Foods Market® Team Member Volunteer Program in September 2017. “When it’s really hot, that sometimes happens,” said our guide, Maria del Mar. The lights and air conditioning died while we were eating lunch at a …

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A Dozen More Brands Empowering Entrepreneurs this Holiday

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We’re thankful to have support from a diverse group of individuals and companies who believe in doing more for our global community. Let’s dive in to a dozen more of the many brands supporting Whole Planet Foundation’s poverty alleviation programs this holiday season. Together, we’re investing in a future without …

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Giving Women Opportunity is Divine

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This guest blog comes to us from our supporters at Divine Chocolate. For the past few years, Divine Chocolate has partnered with Whole Planet Foundation to support its microfinance programs and women’s empowerment initiatives. We are pleased to continue the tradition this year with our Divine Chocolate Advent Calendar giveback program. …