$25,000 Fund Donors Help Entrepreneurs Build Small Businesses in the U.S., Canada, and Abroad in October

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Suppliers of Whole Foods Market are empowering microentrepreneurs, primarily women, with economic opportunity. These generous brands fund microloans for entrepreneurs living in poverty so they can start or expand a small business, often home-based. With a small loan of around $200, an entrepreneur can purchase essential needs for their small …

Introducing a New Whole Planet Foundation Microfinance Partner: J-Palm Liberia

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Whole Planet Foundation traditionally provides our partners with funds to expand their microcredit programs. However, under our “asset finance” model – Whole Planet Foundation can finance the provision of business assets, which helps low-income individuals to increase their incomes. Our new partner, J-Palm Liberia, has received ≈ $88,000 zero-interest loan …

Whole Planet Foundation Launches Campaign to Alleviate Global Poverty

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Partners Commit $1.05 Million for Microcredit AUSTIN, Texas (February 21, 2019) – 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 …

Introducing Bidhaa Sasa, WPF’s Newest Partner in Kenya

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We’re excited to introduce Bidhaa Sasa, Whole Planet Foundation’s newest partner in Kenya. Bidhaa Sasa sells, delivers, and finances beneficial products to low income populations in rural areas. Our team likes their client-centric approach to affordable credit, responsive customer service, and attention to internal systems. Bidhaa Sasa means “Products now!” …

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125 Advocates Join the Poverty is Unnecessary Fund

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The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project includes Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund members donating $25,000 each to alleviate global poverty, and the Poverty Is Unnecessary Benefit & Live Auction that will celebrate the impact of this work by Whole Planet Foundation and its supporters. This year’s generous Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund partners contributing $25,000 each are Alaffia, Cedar’s …